Discovery certificate for object 2017awr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9096 [ 2017TNSTR.194....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-17 18:48:58
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 2017awr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ajq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:51:22.730 (267.844708) DEC = -35:29:25.30 (-35.490361)
Discovery date: 2017-02-09 07:43:40 (JD=2457793.8219907)


Remarks: transient near galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-09 07:43:40
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-01 12:14:24
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/2017awr