Discovery certificate for object 2017bgr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9378 [ 2017TNSTR.225....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-22 09:08:38
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 2017bgr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17alg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:16:29.040 (244.121) DEC = -49:30:04.18 (-49.501161)
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 07:52:19 (JD=2457800.8279977)


Remarks: transient in outskirts of DSS source in galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 07:52:19
Flux: 17.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-27 08:15:21
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/2017bgr