Discovery certificate for object 2017edt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11593 [ 2017TNSTR.567....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-19 08:09:57
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 2017edt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bhc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:27:25.830 (156.857625) DEC = -19:30:22.21 (-19.506169)
Discovery date: 2017-05-17 08:36:57 (JD=2457890.8589931)


Remarks: blue apparently hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-17 08:36:57
Flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-13 09:00:00
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/2017edt