Discovery certificate for object 2017cfj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10100 [ 2017TNSTR.314....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-17 13:47:21
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 2017cfj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ard
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:41:59.380 (190.497417) DEC = -40:39:52.06 (-40.664461)
Discovery date: 2017-02-26 07:50:52 (JD=2457810.8269907)


Remarks: candidate SN, blue transient rising offset from faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-26 07:50:52
Flux: 20.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-26 03:37:26
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/2017cfj