Discovery certificate for object 2017grf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13592 [ 2017TNSTR.990....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-11 09:20:47
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 2017grf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17chg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:04:27.390 (76.114125) DEC = -70:44:29.80 (-70.741611)
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 06:37:26 (JD=2457974.7759954)


Remarks: blue transient towrds LMC, 9 arcsecs from radio source PMN J0504-7044

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 06:37:26
Flux: 19.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-05 20:48:28
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/2017grf