Discovery certificate for object 2017dwr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11384 [ 2017TNSTR.524....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-05 18:42:40
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 2017dwr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bdz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:59:57.690 (269.990375) DEC = +02:21:44.53 (2.362369)
Discovery date: 2017-05-02 19:52:19 (JD=2457876.3279977)


Remarks: Gaia source on faint DSS source brightens by ~3.7 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-02 19:52:19
Flux: 16.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-09 04:59:31
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/2017dwr