Discovery certificate for object 2017cae
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9950 [ 2017TNSTR.285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-08 13:38:37
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 2017cae
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17apk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:17:04.290 (289.267875) DEC = +46:23:18.20 (46.388389)
Discovery date: 2017-03-05 17:44:09.000 (JD=2457818.2389931)


Remarks: hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-05 17:44:09.000
Flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-27 06:33:07
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/2017cae