Discovery certificate for object 2017fwv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12935 [ 2017TNSTR.842....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-04 15:53:37
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 2017fwv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bym
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:29:36.240 (82.401) DEC = +33:51:12.67 (33.853519)
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 18:28:48 (JD=2457968.27)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 18:28:48
Flux: 17.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-18 10:07:40
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/2017fwv