Discovery certificate for object 2017edn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11586 [ 2017TNSTR.567....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-19 07:38:22
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 2017edn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bgv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:04:05.410 (106.022542) DEC = +50:34:10.60 (50.569611)
Discovery date: 2017-05-16 05:38:24 (JD=2457889.735)


Remarks: blue transient near UV source GALEXASC J070405.29+503409.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-16 05:38:24
Flux: 17.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-25 09:47:31
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/2017edn