Discovery certificate for object 2017ahr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8669 [ 2017TNSTR.168....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-08 09:20:09
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: AT 2017ahr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ahq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:31:05.850 (262.774375) DEC = -50:09:21.71 (-50.156031)
Discovery date: 2017-01-30 20:13:55 (JD=2457784.3429977)


Remarks: blue transient near DSS source, near galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-30 20:13:55
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-29 17:49:55
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/2017ahr