Discovery certificate for object 2017gyv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13827 [ 2017TNSTR1049....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-30 08:36:29
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 2017gyv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cke
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:30:31.280 (262.630333) DEC = -32:42:14.98 (-32.704161)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 13:27:50 (JD=2458019.0609954)


Remarks: red Gaia source towards Galactic centre brightens by >2 mags; strong emission lines in BP/RP

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 13:27:50
Flux: 16.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-10 07:40:48
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/2017gyv