Discovery certificate for object 2017cfg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10097 [ 2017TNSTR.314....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-17 13:40:02
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 2017cfg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ara
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:46:07.710 (266.532125) DEC = +05:29:40.49 (5.494581)
Discovery date: 2017-03-12 00:31:40 (JD=2457824.5219907)


Remarks: candidate CV, declining blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-12 00:31:40
Flux: 18.41 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-01 01:20:38
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/2017cfg