Discovery certificate for object 2017euk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12105 [ 2017TNSTR.666....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-18 09:09:01
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 2017euk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17boc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:47:12.840 (296.8035) DEC = +31:14:34.01 (31.242781)
Discovery date: 2017-06-16 04:37:55 (JD=2457920.6929977)


Remarks: blue Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-16 04:37:55
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-07 19:17:45
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/2017euk