Discovery certificate for object 2017fuj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12855 [ 2017TNSTR.818....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-30 10:47:36
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017fuj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bwp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:01:43.800 (75.4325) DEC = +50:08:00.46 (50.133461)
Discovery date: 2017-07-27 04:24:57 (JD=2457961.6839931)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-27 04:24:57
Flux: 17.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-20 18:08:38
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/2017fuj