Discovery certificate for object 2017dwu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11387 [ 2017TNSTR.527....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-06 08:37:46
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 2017dwu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17beb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:28:46.800 (277.195) DEC = +32:27:05.87 (32.451631)
Discovery date: 2017-05-03 17:32:38 (JD=2457877.2309954)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-03 17:32:38
Flux: 16.04 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-09 19:23:31
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/2017dwu