Discovery certificate for object 2017exe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12187 [ 2017TNSTR.686....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-23 16:40:35
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 2017exe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bpk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:38:00.080 (144.500333) DEC = -10:33:55.19 (-10.565331)
Discovery date: 2017-06-21 09:50:24 (JD=2457925.91)


Remarks: gaia source brightens by ~0.7 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-21 09:50:24
Flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-08 03:04:19
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/2017exe