Discovery certificate for object 2017foh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12678 [ 2017TNSTR.783....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-20 14:09:51
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 2017foh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17btv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:12:50.660 (198.211083) DEC = -72:16:20.21 (-72.272281)
Discovery date: 2017-07-14 13:23:31 (JD=2457949.0579977)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-14 13:23:31
Flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-31 13:47:59
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/2017foh