Discovery certificate for object 2017elh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11822 [ 2017TNSTR.620....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-02 23:18:35
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 2017elh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bkk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:55:02.690 (193.761208) DEC = +01:51:46.91 (1.863031)
Discovery date: 2017-05-29 15:00:00 (JD=2457903.125)


Remarks: transient near faint SDSS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-29 15:00:00
Flux: 18.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-11 08:13:55
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/2017elh