Discovery certificate for object 2017eal
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11499 [ 2017TNSTR.547....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-13 10:23:04
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 2017eal
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17beu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:34:59.810 (98.749208) DEC = +18:27:35.06 (18.459739)
Discovery date: 2017-05-07 09:17:16 (JD=2457880.8869907)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-07 09:17:16
Flux: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-20 05:00:57
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/2017eal