Discovery certificate for object 2017epr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11962 [ 2017TNSTR.644....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-11 11:35:36
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 2017epr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bmp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:55:07.470 (43.781125) DEC = -07:58:41.74 (-7.978261)
Discovery date: 2017-06-09 19:58:04 (JD=2457914.3319907)


Remarks: blue transient near faint SDSS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-09 19:58:04
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-04 05:35:31
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/2017epr