Discovery certificate for object 2017gan
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13047 [ 2017TNSTR.861....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-11 18:00:11
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 2017gan
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cai
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:22:18.030 (95.575125) DEC = +53:26:33.61 (53.442669)
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 04:26:24 (JD=2457974.685)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient near GALEXASC J062217.93+532632.8 and faint PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 04:26:24
Flux: 18.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-01 16:19:12
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/2017gan