Discovery certificate for object 2017cfs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10110 [ 2017TNSTR.321....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-18 14:17:37
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 2017cfs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ari
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:46:06.640 (11.527667) DEC = +42:03:46.08 (42.0628)
Discovery date: 2017-02-25 12:28:48 (JD=2457810.02)


Remarks: blue transient 1.15 arcsec from nova [SI2001] 1996-06, rising

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-25 12:28:48
Flux: 19.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-20 21:51:50
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/2017cfs