Discovery certificate for object 2017foo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12685 [ 2017TNSTR.783....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-20 17:56:56
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 2017foo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bub
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:45:07.520 (221.281333) DEC = -72:21:04.82 (-72.351339)
Discovery date: 2017-07-16 07:20:38 (JD=2457950.8059954)


Remarks: hostless blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-16 07:20:38
Flux: 18.27 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-27 15:28:48
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/2017foo