Discovery certificate for object 2017izx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15413 [ 2017TNSTR1441....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 13:40:28
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 2017izx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dhs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:43:09.670 (220.790292) DEC = +26:57:38.77 (26.960769)
Discovery date: 2017-12-16 20:41:16 (JD=2458104.3619907)


Remarks: candidate SN in starforming galaxy SDSS J144309.60+265737.4, fairly close to the nucleus

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-16 20:41:16
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-26 08:32:38
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/2017izx