Discovery certificate for object 2017bjs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9467 [ 2017TNSTR.237....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-24 08:24:06
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 2017bjs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17amf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:33:03.200 (218.263333) DEC = -52:14:47.29 (-52.246469)
Discovery date: 2017-01-24 20:26:52 (JD=2457778.3519907)


Remarks: declining, hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-24 20:26:52
Flux: 16.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-24 18:40:19
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/2017bjs