Discovery certificate for object 2017izs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15408 [ 2017TNSTR1441....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 13:31:06
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 2017izs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dho
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:54:33.580 (208.639917) DEC = -43:10:38.57 (-43.177381)
Discovery date: 2017-12-15 17:35:31 (JD=2458103.2329977)


Remarks: blue hostless transient, candidate CV, aka ASASSN-16ca

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-15 17:35:31
Flux: 18.17 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-22 13:19:12
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/2017izs