Discovery certificate for object 2017eak
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11498 [ 2017TNSTR.547....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-13 10:21:40
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017eak
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bet
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:07:03.610 (106.765042) DEC = +01:29:26.74 (1.490761)
Discovery date: 2017-05-08 03:01:26 (JD=2457881.6259954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-08 03:01:26
Flux: 17.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-15 10:55:12
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/2017eak