Discovery certificate for object 2017igd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14790 [ 2017TNSTR1269....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-17 12:14:16
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 2017igd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cyj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:08:35.460 (287.14775) DEC = -32:17:13.49 (-32.287081)
Discovery date: 2017-11-15 00:47:31 (JD=2458072.5329977)


Remarks: blue transient near DSS source, candidate CV?

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-15 00:47:31
Flux: 18.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-28 18:46:04
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/2017igd