Discovery certificate for object 2017gyc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13801 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 16:09:46
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 2017gyc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cjg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:55:35.810 (148.899208) DEC = +69:04:22.62 (69.07295)
Discovery date: 2017-09-18 11:19:40 (JD=2458014.9719907)


Remarks: transient in M81

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-18 11:19:40
Flux: 18.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-02 11:38:24
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/2017gyc