Discovery certificate for object 2017eeb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11601 [ 2017TNSTR.571....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-20 08:27:28
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 2017eeb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bhg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:20:54.090 (125.225375) DEC = +42:37:32.56 (42.625711)
Discovery date: 2017-05-18 03:40:19 (JD=2457891.6529977)


Remarks: Blue transient on galaxy SDSS J082054.01+423732.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-18 03:40:19
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-26 05:52:48
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/2017eeb