Discovery certificate for object 2017aye
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9145 [ 2017TNSTR.214....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-20 12:43:09
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 2017aye
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ako
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:36:45.240 (234.1885) DEC = -14:25:43.61 (-14.428781)
Discovery date: 2017-02-13 07:17:45 (JD=2457797.8039931)


Remarks: candidate CV, 0.36 arcsec from Cataclysmic Binary candidate CRTS SSS110721 J153645-142543

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-13 07:17:45
Flux: 17.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-19 07:48:00
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/2017aye