Discovery certificate for object 2017eyn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12225 [ 2017TNSTR.693....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-25 09:26:15
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 2017eyn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bpu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:51:38.140 (357.908917) DEC = -08:35:02.90 (-8.584139)
Discovery date: 2017-06-22 23:48:28 (JD=2457927.4919907)


Remarks: blue transient near CRTS SSS120518 J235138-083503, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-22 23:48:28
Flux: 17.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-25 13:45:07
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/2017eyn