Discovery certificate for object 2017dwc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11368 [ 2017TNSTR.519....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-04 08:23:42
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 2017dwc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bdo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:45:43.230 (266.430125) DEC = +05:41:47.04 (5.6964)
Discovery date: 2017-05-01 13:47:59 (JD=2457875.0749884)


Remarks: blue transient on a faint SDSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-01 13:47:59
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-01 12:01:26
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/2017dwc