Discovery certificate for object 2017fwi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12921 [ 2017TNSTR.842....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-04 10:05:47
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 2017fwi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17byf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:32:37.570 (248.156542) DEC = -12:19:23.95 (-12.323319)
Discovery date: 2017-08-01 14:15:21 (JD=2457967.0939931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-01 14:15:21
Flux: 16.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-12 08:47:02
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/2017fwi