Discovery certificate for object 2017eey
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11630 [ 2017TNSTR.577....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-22 08:03:15
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 2017eey
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bib
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:04:43.320 (151.1805) DEC = -02:24:27.29 (-2.407581)
Discovery date: 2017-05-18 02:54:14 (JD=2457891.6209954)


Remarks: faint galaxy SDSS J100443.32-022427.3 brightens by ~0.6 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-18 02:54:14
Flux: 19.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-06 08:52:48
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/2017eey