Discovery certificate for object 2017eja
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11751 [ 2017TNSTR.604....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-28 12:34:21
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 2017eja
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bju
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:29:01.140 (202.25475) DEC = -56:08:02.65 (-56.134069)
Discovery date: 2017-05-26 09:46:04 (JD=2457899.9069907)


Remarks: ~1.3 increase in brightness of QSO LQAC 202-056 001

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-26 09:46:04
Flux: 17.21 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-22 15:46:04
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/2017eja