Discovery certificate for object 2017foi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12679 [ 2017TNSTR.783....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-20 14:12:34
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 2017foi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17btw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:10:50.270 (197.709458) DEC = -68:31:59.99 (-68.533331)
Discovery date: 2017-07-15 01:26:24 (JD=2457949.56)


Remarks: blue transient near edge of DSS source in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-15 01:26:24
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-31 15:37:26
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/2017foi