Discovery certificate for object 2017gev
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13175 [ 2017TNSTR.878....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-17 23:13:03
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 2017gev
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cbv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:09:12.570 (272.302375) DEC = -31:41:10.32 (-31.6862)
Discovery date: 2017-08-13 21:50:24 (JD=2457979.41)


Remarks: transient with position coincident with Dwarf Nova OGLE BUL-SC7 1575

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-13 21:50:24
Flux: 19.08 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-13 20:03:50
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/2017gev