Discovery certificate for object 2017dpy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11207 [ 2017TNSTR.507....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-02 06:03:29
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 2017dpy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bdh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:30:25.780 (262.607417) DEC = -01:54:54.43 (-1.915119)
Discovery date: 2017-04-29 18:07:12 (JD=2457873.255)


Remarks: transient near faint DSS blob

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-29 18:07:12
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-20 07:46:33
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/2017dpy