Discovery certificate for object 2017eda
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11570 [ 2017TNSTR.563....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-18 08:55:43
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 2017eda
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bgl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:02:44.530 (315.685542) DEC = +08:09:08.10 (8.15225)
Discovery date: 2017-05-13 23:51:21 (JD=2457887.4939931)


Remarks: blue source showing erratic variability in CSS brightens by 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-13 23:51:21
Flux: 17.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-01 05:51:21
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/2017eda