Discovery certificate for object 2017bkq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9504

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-25 11:05:22
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 2017bkq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17anf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:24:33.15 (201.138125) DEC = -56:35:35.77 (-56.593269)
Discovery date: 2017-02-22 19:59:31 (JD=2457807.3329977)


Remarks: transient near DSS blob near galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-22 19:59:31
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-24 14:39:50
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/2017bkq