Discovery certificate for object 2017esy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12059 [ 2017TNSTR.662....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-16 06:47:29
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 2017esy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bnv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:56:19.270 (269.080292) DEC = +30:14:05.60 (30.234889)
Discovery date: 2017-06-14 22:14:52 (JD=2457919.4269907)


Remarks: blue transient near faint smudge in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-14 22:14:52
Flux: 16.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-02 01:22:04
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/2017esy