Discovery certificate for object 2017esq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12050 [ 2017TNSTR.658....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-15 07:34:17
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 2017esq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bns
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:44:09.670 (131.040292) DEC = -41:20:00.28 (-41.333411)
Discovery date: 2017-06-13 15:28:48 (JD=2457918.145)


Remarks: 1.3 mag dip in possible YSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-13 15:28:48
Flux: 19.41 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-21 21:27:21
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/2017esq