Discovery certificate for object 2017fgq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12467 [ 2017TNSTR.754....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-11 19:23:23
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 2017fgq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bsz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:52:45.380 (328.189083) DEC = +61:44:51.83 (61.747731)
Discovery date: 2017-07-09 22:29:16 (JD=2457944.4369907)


Remarks: hostless transient rising near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-09 22:29:16
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-08 04:45:07
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/2017fgq