Discovery certificate for object 2017emi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11856 [ 2017TNSTR.628....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-05 08:01:00
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 2017emi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bln
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:32:49.470 (23.206125) DEC = +20:37:59.38 (20.633161)
Discovery date: 2017-06-03 13:17:45 (JD=2457908.0539931)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 1.5 mag, radio source and spectroscopic galaxy SDSS J013249.47+203759.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-03 13:17:45
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-05 00:10:04
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/2017emi