Discovery certificate for object 2017cns
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10351 [ 2017TNSTR.375....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-30 08:29:46
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 2017cns
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aui
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:10:19.400 (197.580833) DEC = -65:14:51.25 (-65.247569)
Discovery date: 2017-03-23 09:47:31 (JD=2457835.9079977)


Remarks: blue transient in galactic plane 2 arcsec from X-ray source 2XMM J131019.7-651451

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-23 09:47:31
Flux: 18.39 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-23 03:54:43
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/2017cns