Discovery certificate for object 2017cid
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10179 [ 2017TNSTR.329....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-20 10:46:40
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 2017cid
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17asq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:45:02.770 (281.261542) DEC = +03:51:50.90 (3.864139)
Discovery date: 2017-03-14 18:23:02 (JD=2457827.2659954)


Remarks: ~0.7 mag brightening of faint galactic plane Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-14 18:23:02
Flux: 19.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-20 10:59:31
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/2017cid