Discovery certificate for object 2017gbr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13085 [ 2017TNSTR.873....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-16 11:14:59
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 2017gbr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cbk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:03:51.660 (270.96525) DEC = -55:05:18.20 (-55.088389)
Discovery date: 2017-08-11 09:23:02 (JD=2457976.8909954)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue hostless transient towards Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-11 09:23:02
Flux: 18.27 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-29 09:15:50
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/2017gbr