Discovery certificate for object 2017gbu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13088 [ 2017TNSTR.873....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-16 11:21:54
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 2017gbu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cbn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:15:58.090 (273.992042) DEC = -22:44:30.12 (-22.7417)
Discovery date: 2017-08-11 02:09:36 (JD=2457976.59)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient on faint blue PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-11 02:09:36
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-06 08:19:40
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/2017gbu