Discovery certificate for object 2017gbs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13086 [ 2017TNSTR.873....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-16 11:16:47
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 2017gbs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cbl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:23:19.250 (275.830208) DEC = +05:18:57.17 (5.315881)
Discovery date: 2017-08-11 14:38:24 (JD=2457977.11)


Remarks: Galactic plane Gaia source brightens by 2 magnitudes, previous event seen, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-11 14:38:24
Flux: 17.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-13 14:11:02
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/2017gbs