Discovery certificate for object 2017fmg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12621 [ 2017TNSTR.769....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-15 11:29:14
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 2017fmg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17btp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:48:24.090 (357.100375) DEC = +60:20:13.85 (60.337181)
Discovery date: 2017-07-13 12:18:43 (JD=2457948.0129977)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient near faint PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-13 12:18:43
Flux: 18.05 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-12 10:43:40
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/2017fmg