Discovery certificate for object 2017dke
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11036 [ 2017TNSTR.502....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-01 06:02:44
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 2017dke
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bda
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:40:32.480 (280.135333) DEC = -70:33:53.24 (-70.564789)
Discovery date: 2017-04-29 07:13:26 (JD=2457872.8009954)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-29 07:13:26
Flux: 17.18 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-26 09:20:09
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/2017dke