Discovery certificate for object 2017epp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11959 [ 2017TNSTR.644....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-11 11:22:34
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 2017epp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bmm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:09:45.470 (2.439458) DEC = +40:29:27.64 (40.491011)
Discovery date: 2017-06-10 05:13:55 (JD=2457914.7179977)


Remarks: blue transient on faint DSS source and UV source GALEXMSC J000945.38+402927.9, aka CV candidate CRTS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-10 05:13:55
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-20 18:50:24
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/2017epp