Discovery certificate for object 2017idd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14705 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 00:41:27
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 2017idd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cvu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:49:20.200 (267.334167) DEC = -36:19:19.99 (-36.322219)
Discovery date: 2017-11-06 12:37:26 (JD=2458064.0259954)


Remarks: Gaia source in the Galactic Plane brightens by ~1.4mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-06 12:37:26
Flux: 18.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-02 02:21:07
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/2017idd