Discovery certificate for object 2017gid
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13265 [ 2017TNSTR.925....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-28 07:51:25
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 2017gid
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ccq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:04:19.040 (241.079333) DEC = -38:41:26.48 (-38.690689)
Discovery date: 2017-08-20 19:45:07 (JD=2457986.3229977)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-20 19:45:07
Flux: 17.78 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-26 21:37:26
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/2017gid