Discovery certificate for object 2017euq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12114 [ 2017TNSTR.666....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-18 09:57:20
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 2017euq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bol
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:04:15.720 (301.0655) DEC = +29:14:59.71 (29.249919)
Discovery date: 2017-06-16 22:42:14 (JD=2457921.4459954)


Remarks: Gaia source in galactic plane brightens by ~0.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-16 22:42:14
Flux: 18.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-20 01:20:38
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/2017euq