Discovery certificate for object 2017anb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8823 [ 2017TNSTR.175....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-11 15:42:26
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 2017anb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aia
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:19:55.280 (79.980333) DEC = -46:01:42.74 (-46.028539)
Discovery date: 2017-02-01 21:46:04 (JD=2457786.4069907)


Remarks: blue transient 1.69 arcsec from dwarf nova MASTER OT J051955.25-460144.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-01 21:46:04
Flux: 17.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-03 02:16:48
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/2017anb