Discovery certificate for object 2017amv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8817 [ 2017TNSTR.173....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-10 12:40:09
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 2017amv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ahu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:44:55.630 (266.231792) DEC = +11:04:58.87 (11.083019)
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 17:28:19 (JD=2457785.2279977)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 17:28:19
Flux: 16.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-18 23:18:14
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/2017amv