Discovery certificate for object 2017cft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10111 [ 2017TNSTR.321....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-18 14:19:43
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 2017cft
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17arj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:52:27.230 (313.113458) DEC = +31:50:26.88 (31.8408)
Discovery date: 2017-03-13 17:38:24 (JD=2457826.235)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-13 17:38:24
Flux: 17.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-18 04:30:43
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/2017cft