Discovery certificate for object 2017gym
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13815 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 16:47:06
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 2017gym
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cju
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:14:41.190 (273.671625) DEC = -44:34:46.45 (-44.579569)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 01:13:26 (JD=2458018.5509954)


Remarks: hostless blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 01:13:26
Flux: 18.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-10 19:48:00
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/2017gym