Discovery certificate for object 2017fes
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12405 [ 2017TNSTR.743....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-07 15:18:41
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 2017fes
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bsk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:14:11.820 (123.54925) DEC = -56:33:25.70 (-56.557139)
Discovery date: 2017-07-06 13:24:57 (JD=2457941.0589931)


Remarks: erratic variability in blue Gaia source, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-06 13:24:57
Flux: 17.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-09 21:21:36
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/2017fes