Discovery certificate for object 2017efq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11654 [ 2017TNSTR.581....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-23 07:28:03
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 2017efq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bih
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:59:32.690 (359.886208) DEC = +32:20:07.94 (32.335539)
Discovery date: 2017-05-21 12:59:02 (JD=2457895.0409954)


Remarks: blue transient 15 arcsec from galaxy LEDA 1992027

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-21 12:59:02
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-17 23:39:50
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/2017efq