Discovery certificate for object 2017ffs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12438 [ 2017TNSTR.754....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-11 08:17:42
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 2017ffs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bsp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:34:49.540 (323.706417) DEC = +35:32:03.95 (35.534431)
Discovery date: 2017-07-07 22:55:12 (JD=2457942.455)


Remarks: blue hostless transient, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-07 22:55:12
Flux: 16.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-15 00:43:12
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/2017ffs