Discovery certificate for object 2017glj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13358 [ 2017TNSTR.958....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-03 14:42:19
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 2017glj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ces
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:26:34.950 (66.645625) DEC = -21:22:39.32 (-21.377589)
Discovery date: 2017-08-04 05:44:09 (JD=2457969.7389931)


Remarks: hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-04 05:44:09
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-21 20:34:04
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/2017glj