Discovery certificate for object 2017fvv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12907 [ 2017TNSTR.830....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-02 14:34:54
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 2017fvv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bxy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:21:30.240 (275.376) DEC = -53:48:19.08 (-53.8053)
Discovery date: 2017-07-31 13:29:16 (JD=2457966.0619907)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~3 mags, previous outburst in lightcurve, blue, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-31 13:29:16
Flux: 14.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-28 00:57:36
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/2017fvv