Discovery certificate for object 2017edh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11579 [ 2017TNSTR.563....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-18 09:55:04
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 2017edh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bgu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:10:11.360 (242.547333) DEC = -63:27:14.36 (-63.453989)
Discovery date: 2017-05-14 21:14:24 (JD=2457888.385)


Remarks: >2 mag outburst in Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-14 21:14:24
Flux: 16.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-10 03:08:38
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/2017edh