Discovery certificate for object 2017dgf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10922 [ 2017TNSTR.458....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-21 08:45:58
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 2017dgf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bbm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:34:59.430 (293.747625) DEC = -31:20:17.23 (-31.338119)
Discovery date: 2017-04-20 06:37:26 (JD=2457863.7759954)


Remarks: blue transient near faint DSS smudge, aka SSS110727:193459-312017

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-20 06:37:26
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-22 20:36:57
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/2017dgf