Discovery certificate for object 2017iyv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15382 [ 2017TNSTR1432....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-18 23:26:31
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017iyv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dhb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:26:56.260 (201.734417) DEC = -40:54:18.07 (-40.905019)
Discovery date: 2017-12-13 17:34:04 (JD=2458101.2319907)


Remarks: blue transient rather far (30 arcsec) from galaxy LEDA 159066

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-13 17:34:04
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-09 21:02:52
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017iyv