Discovery certificate for object 2017cfx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10115 [ 2017TNSTR.321....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-18 14:47:39
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 2017cfx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aro
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:30:37.330 (112.655542) DEC = -22:18:56.56 (-22.315711)
Discovery date: 2017-03-12 21:05:45 (JD=2457825.3789931)


Remarks: long-term increase in brightness of red Gaia source in galactic plane, past variability, cand. YSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-12 21:05:45
Flux: 17.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-03 06:46:04
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/2017cfx