Discovery certificate for object 2017bju
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9469 [ 2017TNSTR.237....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-24 08:43:58
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 2017bju
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17amh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:14:39.070 (288.662792) DEC = -77:22:34.82 (-77.376339)
Discovery date: 2017-02-02 00:59:02 (JD=2457786.5409954)


Remarks: blue, hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-02 00:59:02
Flux: 19.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-22 04:13:26
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/2017bju