Discovery certificate for object 2017nv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8081 [ 2017TNSTR..98....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-24 00:14:20
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 2017nv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17afn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:35:08.710 (83.786292) DEC = -04:46:52.32 (-4.7812)
Discovery date: 2017-01-21 08:36:57 (JD=2457774.8589931)


Remarks: 1.5 mag brightening of YSO V555 Ori

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-21 08:36:57
Flux: 14.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-29 02:58:33
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/2017nv