Discovery certificate for object 2017edb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11571 [ 2017TNSTR.563....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-18 09:00:36
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 2017edb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bgm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:35:24.770 (323.853208) DEC = +11:20:33.68 (11.342689)
Discovery date: 2017-05-15 11:45:36 (JD=2457888.99)


Remarks: transient on faint galaxy SDSS J213524.77+112033.6

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-15 11:45:36
Flux: 18.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-08 05:54:14
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/2017edb