Discovery certificate for object 2017gbp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13082 [ 2017TNSTR.873....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-16 11:07:08
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 2017gbp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cbh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:09:58.990 (272.495792) DEC = -38:03:15.34 (-38.054261)
Discovery date: 2017-08-11 15:41:45 (JD=2457977.1539931)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue hostless transient towards Galactic plane, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-11 15:41:45
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-08 15:38:52
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/2017gbp