Discovery certificate for object 2017fbt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12315 [ 2017TNSTR.725....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-02 14:16:12
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 2017fbt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:41:08.460 (115.28525) DEC = -30:03:17.89 (-30.054969)
Discovery date: 2017-07-01 01:35:02 (JD=2457935.5659954)


Remarks: bright candidate CV in outburst, previous bursts seen in Gaia, South Galactic Plane, aka ASASSN-16my

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-01 01:35:02
Flux: 14.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-16 15:15:50
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/2017fbt