Discovery certificate for object 2017dpz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11209 [ 2017TNSTR.507....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-02 06:08:59
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 2017dpz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bdj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:55:14.460 (268.81025) DEC = -55:19:17.33 (-55.321481)
Discovery date: 2017-04-30 01:00:28 (JD=2457873.5419907)


Remarks: candidate CV brightens by ~ 4mags (very blue)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-30 01:00:28
Flux: 16.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-22 21:10:04
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/2017dpz