Discovery certificate for object 2017dqd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11213 [ 2017TNSTR.507....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-02 06:55:21
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 2017dqd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bdm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:51:22.920 (267.8455) DEC = -60:59:42.94 (-60.995261)
Discovery date: 2017-04-30 13:06:14 (JD=2457874.0459954)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue apparently hostless transient, aka SSS120620:175123-605942

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-30 13:06:14
Flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-23 21:14:24
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/2017dqd