Discovery certificate for object 2017eee
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11604 [ 2017TNSTR.571....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-20 08:35:12
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 2017eee
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bhj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:28:28.180 (202.117417) DEC = -59:17:44.27 (-59.295631)
Discovery date: 2017-05-17 13:49:26 (JD=2457891.0759954)


Remarks: blue Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-17 13:49:26
Flux: 17.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-21 09:46:04
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/2017eee