Discovery certificate for object 2017eyr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12229 [ 2017TNSTR.696....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-26 06:45:30
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 2017eyr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bpx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:49:35.060 (102.396083) DEC = -21:51:12.85 (-21.853569)
Discovery date: 2017-06-24 19:23:31 (JD=2457929.3079977)


Remarks: outburst in blue Gaia source near Galactic plane, previous outburst seen, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-24 19:23:31
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-20 07:19:12
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/2017eyr