Discovery certificate for object 2017fqw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12756 [ 2017TNSTR.806....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-25 08:42:50
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 2017fqw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bwc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:27:19.800 (231.8325) DEC = -46:22:58.19 (-46.382831)
Discovery date: 2017-07-23 13:43:40 (JD=2457958.0719907)


Remarks: transient on faint blue DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-23 13:43:40
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-17 21:23:02
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/2017fqw