Discovery certificate for object 2017fun
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12861 [ 2017TNSTR.818....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-30 11:00:51
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 2017fun
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bwv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:50:53.790 (282.724125) DEC = -62:01:00.59 (-62.016831)
Discovery date: 2017-07-27 01:17:45 (JD=2457961.5539931)


Remarks: 1 mag brightening in red star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-27 01:17:45
Flux: 18.29 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-31 21:53:16
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/2017fun