Discovery certificate for object 2017elr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11834 [ 2017TNSTR.622....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-03 09:26:57
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 2017elr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bkw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:21:38.950 (200.412292) DEC = -58:25:53.72 (-58.431589)
Discovery date: 2017-05-29 21:47:31 (JD=2457903.4079977)


Remarks: blue declining Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-29 21:47:31
Flux: 17.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-18 15:38:52
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/2017elr