Discovery certificate for object 2017dwg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11372 [ 2017TNSTR.519....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-04 11:55:18
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 2017dwg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bds
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:38:25.600 (264.606667) DEC = -52:07:13.80 (-52.1205)
Discovery date: 2017-05-01 12:59:02 (JD=2457875.0409954)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 0.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-01 12:59:02
Flux: 19.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-14 09:46:04
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/2017dwg