Discovery certificate for object 2017cca
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10002 [ 2017TNSTR.295....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-10 09:30:02
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 2017cca
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aqb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:57:31.170 (314.379875) DEC = +44:02:37.43 (44.043731)
Discovery date: 2017-03-07 19:14:52 (JD=2457820.3019907)


Remarks: ~1.4 mag brightening of Gaia source, YSO 2MASS J20573117+4402374 (0.08 arcsec)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-07 19:14:52
Flux: 18.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-20 13:40:47
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/2017cca