Discovery certificate for object 2017fgb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12449 [ 2017TNSTR.754....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-11 11:17:39
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 2017fgb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bsy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:46:41.010 (146.670875) DEC = -45:52:01.92 (-45.8672)
Discovery date: 2017-07-09 01:40:48 (JD=2457943.57)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~1.2 mags (6.65 as from 1RXS J094640.4-455204), candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-09 01:40:48
Flux: 18.21 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-11 08:13:55
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/2017fgb