Discovery certificate for object 2017izw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15412 [ 2017TNSTR1441....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 13:37:46
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 2017izw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dhr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:08:17.060 (212.071083) DEC = -27:11:20.44 (-27.189011)
Discovery date: 2017-12-14 23:18:14 (JD=2458102.4709954)


Remarks: blue transient on faint blue PanSTARRS source, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-14 23:18:14
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-26 09:15:50
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/2017izw