Discovery certificate for object 2017os
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8104 [ 2017TNSTR..98....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-24 23:52:09
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017os
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aft
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:38:03.630 (114.515125) DEC = -33:34:23.09 (-33.573081)
Discovery date: 2017-01-22 09:43:12.000 (JD=2457775.905)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-22 09:43:12.000
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-22 15:56:09
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/2017os