Discovery certificate for object 2017ffy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12446 [ 2017TNSTR.754....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-11 11:13:26
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 2017ffy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bsv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:03:02.930 (330.762208) DEC = +36:25:33.31 (36.425919)
Discovery date: 2017-07-09 10:56:38 (JD=2457943.9559954)


Remarks: hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-09 10:56:38
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-14 12:47:31
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/2017ffy