Discovery certificate for object 2017epy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11970 [ 2017TNSTR.645....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-12 08:55:26
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 2017epy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bmx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:12:33.670 (3.140292) DEC = +37:50:13.60 (37.837111)
Discovery date: 2017-06-10 17:15:21 (JD=2457915.2189931)


Remarks: 3 mag blue outburst of CRTS CV CSS121006:001234+375013

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-10 17:15:21
Flux: 17.29 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-21 12:53:16
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/2017epy