Discovery certificate for object 2017gyr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13822 [ 2017TNSTR1049....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-30 08:18:11
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017gyr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cjz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:01:06.270 (255.276125) DEC = -26:40:25.79 (-26.673831)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 07:35:02 (JD=2458018.8159954)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient near faint extended source in PanSTARRS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 07:35:02
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-21 08:03:50
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/2017gyr