Discovery certificate for object 2017ece
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11548 [ 2017TNSTR.561....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-17 15:47:00
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 2017ece
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bfv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:35:43.330 (308.930542) DEC = +01:21:40.25 (1.361181)
Discovery date: 2017-05-13 06:00:00.000 (JD=2457886.75)


Remarks: transient ~30arcsec from galaxy UGC 11596

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-13 06:00:00.000
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-22 06:11:31
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/2017ece