Discovery certificate for object 2017izf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15393 [ 2017TNSTR1441....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 13:04:53
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 2017izf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dhd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:05:09.000 (16.2875) DEC = +50:40:57.36 (50.6826)
Discovery date: 2017-12-14 01:07:40 (JD=2458101.5469907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2379588

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-14 01:07:40
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-09 18:01:26
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/2017izf