Discovery certificate for object 2017ggy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13232 [ 2017TNSTR.909....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-24 08:20:33
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 2017ggy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cca
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:54:39.530 (118.664708) DEC = -37:37:06.78 (-37.61855)
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 01:55:12 (JD=2457981.58)


Remarks: Galactic Plane blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 01:55:12
Flux: 17.08 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-03 09:20:09
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/2017ggy