Discovery certificate for object 2017bjr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9466 [ 2017TNSTR.237....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-24 08:19:12
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 2017bjr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ame
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:01:37.890 (255.407875) DEC = -75:11:45.64 (-75.196011)
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 00:54:43 (JD=2457784.5379977)


Remarks: blue transient near DSS blob

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 00:54:43
Flux: 17.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-20 04:06:14
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/2017bjr