Discovery certificate for object 2017gbj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13073 [ 2017TNSTR.869....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-15 22:41:24
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 2017gbj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cba
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:14:31.390 (93.630792) DEC = +41:59:04.20 (41.9845)
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 16:37:55 (JD=2457975.1929977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens then dims, position coincident with transient MASTER OT J061431.44+415904.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 16:37:55
Flux: 20.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-09 12:24:28
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/2017gbj