Discovery certificate for object 2017for
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12689 [ 2017TNSTR.788....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-21 11:54:54
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 2017for
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17buf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:57:57.910 (224.491292) DEC = -69:57:04.14 (-69.95115)
Discovery date: 2017-07-17 07:23:31 (JD=2457951.8079977)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-17 07:23:31
Flux: 17.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-26 01:42:14
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/2017for