Discovery certificate for object 2017gql
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13519 [ 2017TNSTR.980....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-08 15:44:27
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 2017gql
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cgq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:37:36.200 (84.400833) DEC = -59:44:00.49 (-59.733469)
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 14:11:02 (JD=2457975.0909954)


Remarks: blue transient, rising on DSS blob

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 14:11:02
Flux: 18.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-03 14:52:48
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/2017gql