Discovery certificate for object 2017dji
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11011 [ 2017TNSTR.488....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-28 15:10:11
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 2017dji
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bct
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:02:09.910 (285.541292) DEC = -61:13:07.18 (-61.218661)
Discovery date: 2017-04-27 07:04:48 (JD=2457870.795)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-27 07:04:48
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-25 09:10:04
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/2017dji