Discovery certificate for object 2017evf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12133 [ 2017TNSTR.670....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-19 19:00:27
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017evf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17boo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:53:38.500 (133.410417) DEC = -27:35:26.30 (-27.590639)
Discovery date: 2017-06-17 03:33:07 (JD=2457921.6479977)


Remarks: hostless blue transient near galactic plane ... likely CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-17 03:33:07
Flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-11 10:19:12
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/2017evf