Discovery certificate for object 2017gyq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13821 [ 2017TNSTR1049....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-30 08:13:21
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 2017gyq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cjy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:04:07.490 (241.031208) DEC = -02:17:19.00 (-2.288611)
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 02:00:57 (JD=2458019.5839931)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 02:00:57
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-28 08:11:02
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/2017gyq