Discovery certificate for object 2017mv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8054 [ 2017TNSTR..85....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-22 18:40:35
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 2017mv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17afa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:54:37.640 (73.656833) DEC = +05:49:13.22 (5.820339)
Discovery date: 2017-01-21 02:51:21 (JD=2457774.6189931)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-21 02:51:21
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-14 10:10:33
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/2017mv