Discovery certificate for object 2017fww
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12936 [ 2017TNSTR.842....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-04 15:59:03
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 2017fww
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17byn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:50:12.760 (87.553167) DEC = +41:35:04.06 (41.584461)
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 22:33:36 (JD=2457968.44)


Remarks: blue hostless Galactic plane transient; candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 22:33:36
Flux: 17.17 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-06 23:28:19
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/2017fww