Discovery certificate for object 2017ls
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8024 [ 2017TNSTR..72....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-19 18:07:33
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 2017ls
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aeh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:45:58.630 (281.494292) DEC = +20:37:36.41 (20.626781)
Discovery date: 2017-01-16 18:44:38 (JD=2457770.2809954)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-16 18:44:38
Flux: 19.05 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-16 12:44:38
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/2017ls