Discovery certificate for object 2017fwu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12934 [ 2017TNSTR.842....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-04 10:59:24
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 2017fwu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17byl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:31:21.670 (247.840292) DEC = -18:05:24.54 (-18.09015)
Discovery date: 2017-07-31 20:09:36 (JD=2457966.34)


Remarks: transient on a faint, red Pan-STARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-31 20:09:36
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-13 08:51:21
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/2017fwu