Discovery certificate for object 2017gqb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13500 [ 2017TNSTR.976....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-07 19:01:56
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 2017gqb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cgi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:18:43.670 (349.681958) DEC = +49:37:48.90 (49.63025)
Discovery date: 2017-09-05 11:48:28 (JD=2458001.9919907)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-05 11:48:28
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-20 17:42:43
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/2017gqb