Discovery certificate for object 2017giv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13284 [ 2017TNSTR.929....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-29 07:37:58
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 2017giv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ccw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:13:54.860 (288.478583) DEC = +27:50:46.36 (27.846211)
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 15:04:19 (JD=2457980.1279977)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 15:04:19
Flux: 18.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-29 06:27:21
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/2017giv