Discovery certificate for object 2017fvy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12910 [ 2017TNSTR.830....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-02 14:40:12
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 2017fvy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17byb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:36:09.910 (84.041292) DEC = +43:11:58.96 (43.199711)
Discovery date: 2017-07-31 22:30:43 (JD=2457966.4379977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~0.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-31 22:30:43
Flux: 17.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-20 04:13:26
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/2017fvy