Discovery certificate for object 2017izi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15396 [ 2017TNSTR1441....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 13:10:20
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 2017izi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dhg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:21:56.090 (185.483708) DEC = -65:24:42.66 (-65.41185)
Discovery date: 2017-12-14 22:16:19 (JD=2458102.4279977)


Remarks: blue Galactic plane transient, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-14 22:16:19
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-03 01:27:50
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/2017izi