Discovery certificate for object 2017edv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11595 [ 2017TNSTR.567....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-19 08:12:48
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 2017edv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bhe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:31:08.580 (277.78575) DEC = -57:21:58.57 (-57.366269)
Discovery date: 2017-05-17 02:57:07 (JD=2457890.6229977)


Remarks: apparently hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-17 02:57:07
Flux: 18.18 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-28 02:47:02
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/2017edv