Discovery certificate for object 2017dfl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10895 [ 2017TNSTR.454....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-20 08:55:32
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 2017dfl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bbf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:38:34.840 (264.645167) DEC = +01:25:14.30 (1.420639)
Discovery date: 2017-04-18 11:57:07 (JD=2457861.9979977)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-18 11:57:07
Flux: 18.05 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-12 12:36:00
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/2017dfl