Discovery certificate for object 2017ebd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11521 [ 2017TNSTR.554....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-15 10:45:47
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 2017ebd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bfh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:32:08.040 (293.0335) DEC = -12:36:01.19 (-12.600331)
Discovery date: 2017-05-11 00:20:09.000 (JD=2457884.5139931)


Remarks: transient near DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-11 00:20:09.000
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-16 18:23:02
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/2017ebd