Discovery certificate for object 2017eco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11558 [ 2017TNSTR.561....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-17 16:46:00
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 2017eco
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bga
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:40:43.150 (250.179792) DEC = -61:29:35.77 (-61.493269)
Discovery date: 2017-05-13 09:08:38 (JD=2457886.8809954)


Remarks: 2mag rise in Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-13 09:08:38
Flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-08 03:04:19
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/2017eco