Discovery certificate for object 2017gpr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13479 [ 2017TNSTR.972....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-06 21:42:51
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 2017gpr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cfs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:11:27.530 (17.864708) DEC = +31:01:25.64 (31.023789)
Discovery date: 2017-08-26 16:24:57 (JD=2457992.1839931)


Remarks: blue transient near blue SDSS star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-26 16:24:57
Flux: 17.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-19 06:48:57
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/2017gpr