Discovery certificate for object 2017eas
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11506 [ 2017TNSTR.547....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-13 14:46:57
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 2017eas
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bfb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:04:21.970 (121.091542) DEC = -22:27:31.00 (-22.458611)
Discovery date: 2017-05-09 08:38:24.000 (JD=2457882.86)


Remarks: blue transient near DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-09 08:38:24.000
Flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-08 10:48:00
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/2017eas