Discovery certificate for object 2017evm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12140 [ 2017TNSTR.674....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-20 07:11:35
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 2017evm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bot
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:08:01.290 (122.005375) DEC = -23:50:32.42 (-23.842339)
Discovery date: 2017-06-18 15:23:02 (JD=2457923.1409954)


Remarks: hostless blue Galactic plane transient, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-18 15:23:02
Flux: 17.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-07 22:46:33
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/2017evm