Discovery certificate for object 2017eng
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11889 [ 2017TNSTR.632....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-06 07:14:18
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 2017eng
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17blu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:57:25.120 (164.354667) DEC = -72:03:10.04 (-72.052789)
Discovery date: 2017-06-04 07:45:07 (JD=2457908.8229977)


Remarks: blue hostless transient towards Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-04 07:45:07
Flux: 17.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-06 21:33:07
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/2017eng