Discovery certificate for object 2017epl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11954 [ 2017TNSTR.643....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-10 19:47:29
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 2017epl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bmh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:12:09.650 (273.040208) DEC = +60:24:03.06 (60.40085)
Discovery date: 2017-05-02 05:02:24 (JD=2457875.71)


Remarks: rising blue transient on faint DSS blob

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-02 05:02:24
Flux: 19.1 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-04 13:00:28
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/2017epl