Discovery certificate for object 2017gkh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13327 [ 2017TNSTR.942....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-31 14:22:16
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 2017gkh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ceb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:10:03.420 (2.51425) DEC = +33:01:20.42 (33.022339)
Discovery date: 2017-08-27 10:13:26 (JD=2457992.9259954)


Remarks: Gaia source on galaxy SDSS J001003.42+330120.5 brightens by 1.2 mags, declining nuclear transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-27 10:13:26
Flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-12 05:19:40
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/2017gkh