Discovery certificate for object 2017erh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12012 [ 2017TNSTR.650....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-13 07:19:16
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 2017erh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bnb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:17:01.150 (304.254792) DEC = +50:18:10.01 (50.302781)
Discovery date: 2017-06-11 10:37:55 (JD=2457915.9429977)


Remarks: blue transient 30 arcsec from galaxy 2MASX J20170396+5017582

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-11 10:37:55
Flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-07 05:09:36
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/2017erh