Discovery certificate for object 2017djg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11007 [ 2017TNSTR.488....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-28 15:06:05
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017djg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bcp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:30:27.210 (262.613375) DEC = -13:45:34.78 (-13.759661)
Discovery date: 2017-04-25 00:14:24.000 (JD=2457868.51)


Remarks: possible flare in very red star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-25 00:14:24.000
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-27 05:48:28
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/2017djg