Discovery certificate for object 2017eaq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11504 [ 2017TNSTR.547....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-13 14:41:43
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 2017eaq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bez
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:14:31.740 (288.63225) DEC = -03:16:21.14 (-3.272539)
Discovery date: 2017-05-08 19:56:38 (JD=2457882.3309954)


Remarks: transient near faint DSS source near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-08 19:56:38
Flux: 17.08 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-15 13:59:31
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/2017eaq