Discovery certificate for object 2017edd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11573 [ 2017TNSTR.563....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-18 09:09:47
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 2017edd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bgo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:17:32.430 (334.385125) DEC = +33:51:48.96 (33.8636)
Discovery date: 2017-05-14 19:04:48 (JD=2457888.295)


Remarks: transient on faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-14 19:04:48
Flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-18 00:00:00
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/2017edd