Discovery certificate for object 2017cer
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10081 [ 2017TNSTR.308....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-15 20:14:39
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 2017cer
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aqt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:31:45.340 (112.938917) DEC = -30:25:22.76 (-30.422989)
Discovery date: 2017-03-10 15:00:00.000 (JD=2457823.125)


Remarks: Gaia source near galactic plane brightens by ~1.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-10 15:00:00.000
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-21 20:00:57
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/2017cer