Discovery certificate for object 2017gbe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13067 [ 2017TNSTR.869....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-15 13:54:41
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017gbe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cav
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:45:37.390 (266.405792) DEC = +60:19:24.24 (60.3234)
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 21:27:21 (JD=2457975.3939931)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with SDSS J174537.38+601924.3 (star) brightens by ~1.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 21:27:21
Flux: 17.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-01 06:48:57
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/2017gbe