Discovery certificate for object 2017cjn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10218 [ 2017TNSTR.341....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-23 18:13:30
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 2017cjn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17atg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:54:31.150 (238.629792) DEC = -44:08:21.08 (-44.139189)
Discovery date: 2017-03-17 19:30:43 (JD=2457830.3129977)


Remarks: blue transient near galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-17 19:30:43
Flux: 17.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-16 09:33:07
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/2017cjn