Discovery certificate for object 2017izn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15401 [ 2017TNSTR1441....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 13:18:09
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: SN 2017izn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dhk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:53:31.360 (28.380667) DEC = +39:49:19.09 (39.821969)
Discovery date: 2017-12-15 06:56:09 (JD=2458102.7889931)


Remarks: blue transient apparently hostless (>50 arcsecs from galaxy LEDA 2155972)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-15 06:56:09
Flux: 18.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-20 10:49:26
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/2017izn