Discovery certificate for object 2017giy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13288 [ 2017TNSTR.929....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-29 07:51:49
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 2017giy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cda
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:40:15.030 (265.062625) DEC = -46:29:52.22 (-46.497839)
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 15:33:07 (JD=2457980.1479977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by > 1mag, close to the Galactic plane and Bulge, candidate microlens

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 15:33:07
Flux: 17.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-31 07:39:21
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/2017giy