Discovery certificate for object 2017fmi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12623 [ 2017TNSTR.769....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-15 11:35:34
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 2017fmi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17btr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:23:26.790 (5.861625) DEC = +63:33:15.37 (63.554269)
Discovery date: 2017-07-14 10:27:50 (JD=2457948.9359954)


Remarks: Gaia source near galactic plane brightens by ~3mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-14 10:27:50
Flux: 17.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-12 00:24:28
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/2017fmi