Discovery certificate for object 2017bim
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9433 [ 2017TNSTR.231....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-23 14:49:11
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 2017bim
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17alz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:38:36.780 (219.65325) DEC = -38:20:10.64 (-38.336289)
Discovery date: 2017-01-22 06:30:14 (JD=2457775.7709954)


Remarks: rising, blue transient 0.64 arcsec from candidate CV ASASSN-16pt

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-22 06:30:14
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-03 12:44:38
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/2017bim