Discovery certificate for object 2017epn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11957 [ 2017TNSTR.643....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-10 19:52:53
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 2017epn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bmk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:34:12.890 (173.553708) DEC = -54:27:44.53 (-54.462369)
Discovery date: 2017-06-07 20:03:50 (JD=2457912.3359954)


Remarks: hostless blue transient near galactic plane ... likely CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-07 20:03:50
Flux: 17.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-14 03:47:31
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/2017epn