Discovery certificate for object 2017epo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11958 [ 2017TNSTR.643....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-10 19:54:20
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 2017epo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bml
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:47:39.360 (341.914) DEC = +58:08:14.75 (58.137431)
Discovery date: 2017-06-08 04:50:52 (JD=2457912.7019907)


Remarks: long term decline in gaia source near star forming region (~1.4 mags in ~160 days), candidate YSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-08 04:50:52
Flux: 19.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-24 10:13:26
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/2017epo