Discovery certificate for object 2017emg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11854 [ 2017TNSTR.628....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-05 07:51:42
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 2017emg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bll
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:55:31.730 (178.882208) DEC = -69:15:30.20 (-69.258389)
Discovery date: 2017-05-08 13:45:07 (JD=2457882.0729977)


Remarks: Galactic plane, blue transient, 18 arcsec from galaxy LEDA 3074040

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-08 13:45:07
Flux: 19.08 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-25 21:53:16
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/2017emg