Discovery certificate for object 2017fmf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12619 [ 2017TNSTR.769....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-15 09:26:28
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 2017fmf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17btn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:20:20.460 (170.08525) DEC = -45:41:35.16 (-45.6931)
Discovery date: 2017-07-13 01:46:33 (JD=2457947.5739931)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-13 01:46:33
Flux: 17.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-10 15:56:09
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/2017fmf