Discovery certificate for object 2017ccf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10007 [ 2017TNSTR.295....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-10 11:09:27
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 2017ccf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aqg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:06:53.520 (121.723) DEC = -41:17:04.45 (-41.284569)
Discovery date: 2017-03-08 02:45:36.000 (JD=2457820.615)


Remarks: candidate CV, bright blue transient rising near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-08 02:45:36.000
Flux: 16.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-23 13:47:59
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/2017ccf