Discovery certificate for object 2017bko
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9502 [ 2017TNSTR.244....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-25 10:57:19
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 2017bko
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17and
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:57:44.240 (14.434333) DEC = -74:26:04.20 (-74.4345)
Discovery date: 2017-02-22 02:42:43 (JD=2457806.6129977)


Remarks: transient near DSS blob

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-22 02:42:43
Flux: 18.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-04 09:05:45
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/2017bko