Discovery certificate for object 2017emh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11855 [ 2017TNSTR.628....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-05 07:56:24
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017emh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17blm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:11:47.290 (182.947042) DEC = -69:07:43.18 (-69.128661)
Discovery date: 2017-06-02 21:37:26 (JD=2457907.4009954)


Remarks: blue Galactic plane transient near faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-02 21:37:26
Flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-09 03:31:40
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/2017emh