Discovery certificate for object 2017gal
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13045 [ 2017TNSTR.861....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-11 17:41:25
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 2017gal
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cag
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:57:30.410 (14.376708) DEC = -75:21:47.27 (-75.363131)
Discovery date: 2017-08-06 00:51:50 (JD=2457971.5359954)


Remarks: blue transient near DSS blob and GALEXASC J005730.05-752149.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-06 00:51:50
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-08 08:38:24
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/2017gal