Discovery certificate for object 2017ayl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9152 [ 2017TNSTR.214....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-20 19:00:00
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 2017ayl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17akr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:00:07.730 (90.032208) DEC = +51:43:44.62 (51.729061)
Discovery date: 2017-02-13 17:09:36 (JD=2457798.215)


Remarks: blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-13 17:09:36
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-01 17:28:19
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/2017ayl