Discovery certificate for object 2017glm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13361 [ 2017TNSTR.958....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-03 14:46:31
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 2017glm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cev
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:16:03.870 (154.016125) DEC = -42:58:36.98 (-42.976939)
Discovery date: 2017-09-01 18:41:45 (JD=2457998.2789931)


Remarks: hostless blue transient, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-01 18:41:45
Flux: 17.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-21 12:36:00
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/2017glm