Discovery certificate for object 2017mj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8041 [ 2017TNSTR..80....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-21 18:48:25
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 2017mj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aet
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:46:30.340 (296.626417) DEC = +29:42:11.70 (29.70325)
Discovery date: 2017-01-19 16:45:07 (JD=2457773.1979977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-19 16:45:07
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-21 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/2017mj