Discovery certificate for object 2017fin
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12518 [ 2017TNSTR.759....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-12 21:29:44
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 2017fin
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bth
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:27:56.810 (156.986708) DEC = -47:58:18.44 (-47.971789)
Discovery date: 2017-07-10 19:42:14 (JD=2457945.3209954)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-10 19:42:14
Flux: 17.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-11 08:00:57
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/2017fin