Discovery certificate for object 2017ecy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11568 [ 2017TNSTR.563....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-18 08:47:53
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 2017ecy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bgj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:14:00.820 (318.503417) DEC = +14:18:49.25 (14.313681)
Discovery date: 2017-05-13 23:44:09 (JD=2457887.4889931)


Remarks: Candidate CV, 2.5 mag brightening in Gaia source on GALEXASC J211400.79+141849.4. Previous outburst.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-13 23:44:09
Flux: 16.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-08 12:00:00
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/2017ecy