Discovery certificate for object 2017dyt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11447 [ 2017TNSTR.537....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-10 07:42:24
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 2017dyt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bec
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:17:28.960 (274.370667) DEC = -07:28:04.30 (-7.467861)
Discovery date: 2017-05-04 20:02:24 (JD=2457878.335)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-04 20:02:24
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-18 13:55:12
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/2017dyt