Discovery certificate for object 2017dwk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11376 [ 2017TNSTR.524....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-05 11:19:52
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 2017dwk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bdu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:04:18.190 (91.075792) DEC = -08:03:20.66 (-8.055739)
Discovery date: 2017-05-03 02:49:55 (JD=2457876.6179977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-03 02:49:55
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-15 20:48:28
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/2017dwk