Discovery certificate for object 2017eba
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11518 [ 2017TNSTR.554....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-15 10:32:30
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 2017eba
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bfe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:51:29.900 (282.874583) DEC = -28:15:51.88 (-28.264411)
Discovery date: 2017-05-10 06:38:52 (JD=2457883.7769907)


Remarks: blue transient on faint blue DSS source, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-10 06:38:52
Flux: 16.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-21 12:31:40
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/2017eba