Discovery certificate for object 2017bkv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9514 [ 2017TNSTR.249....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-26 14:01:31
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 2017bkv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17anl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:49:13.640 (192.306833) DEC = -44:00:22.25 (-44.006181)
Discovery date: 2017-02-25 01:52:19 (JD=2457809.5779977)


Remarks: transient near DSS smudges

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-25 01:52:19
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-21 08:38:24
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/2017bkv