Discovery certificate for object 2017eps
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11964 [ 2017TNSTR.644....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-11 11:41:07
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 2017eps
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bmr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:13:22.020 (108.34175) DEC = -53:09:18.94 (-53.155261)
Discovery date: 2017-06-10 07:26:24 (JD=2457914.81)


Remarks: blue transient near faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-10 07:26:24
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-04 15:56:09
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/2017eps