Discovery certificate for object 2017bkr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9505 [ 2017TNSTR.244....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-25 11:09:36
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 2017bkr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ang
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:22:23.080 (200.596167) DEC = -52:03:42.05 (-52.061681)
Discovery date: 2017-02-22 19:55:12 (JD=2457807.33)


Remarks: blue transient near DSS blob

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-22 19:55:12
Flux: 17.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-23 12:50:24
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/2017bkr