Discovery certificate for object 2017djj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11012 [ 2017TNSTR.488....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-28 15:13:06
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 2017djj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bcu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:46:11.800 (266.549167) DEC = -25:37:18.16 (-25.621711)
Discovery date: 2017-04-25 18:27:21 (JD=2457869.2689931)


Remarks: new red Gaia source brightens by 1 mag over 14 hours

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-25 18:27:21
Flux: 19.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-17 12:59:02
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/2017djj