Discovery certificate for object 2017gje
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13294 [ 2017TNSTR.929....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-29 21:13:07
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 2017gje
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cdd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:01:06.220 (120.275917) DEC = -27:28:16.82 (-27.471339)
Discovery date: 2017-08-18 12:01:26 (JD=2457984.0009954)


Remarks: blue transient in Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-18 12:01:26
Flux: 17.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-01 19:40:48
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/2017gje