Discovery certificate for object 2017fvg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12891 [ 2017TNSTR.826....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-01 14:11:17
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 2017fvg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bxn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:58:07.750 (254.532292) DEC = -40:57:58.14 (-40.96615)
Discovery date: 2017-07-29 13:46:33 (JD=2457964.0739931)


Remarks: red Gaia source brightens by ~ 1mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-29 13:46:33
Flux: 19.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-18 19:19:12
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/2017fvg