Discovery certificate for object 2017djy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11027 [ 2017TNSTR.491....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-29 18:15:50
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 2017djy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bcx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:13:32.980 (228.387417) DEC = +70:37:22.30 (70.622861)
Discovery date: 2017-04-28 06:31:40 (JD=2457871.7719907)


Remarks: 1.7 mag brightening of blue Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-28 06:31:40
Flux: 17.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-03 12:20:09
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/2017djy