Discovery certificate for object 2017dyw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11450 [ 2017TNSTR.537....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-10 14:54:22
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 2017dyw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bee
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:05:24.220 (271.350917) DEC = -23:21:58.75 (-23.366319)
Discovery date: 2017-05-05 00:33:07 (JD=2457878.5229977)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-05 00:33:07
Flux: 17.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-23 08:11:02
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/2017dyw