Discovery certificate for object 2017cnt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10352 [ 2017TNSTR.375....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-30 08:32:18
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 2017cnt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17auj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:03:47.780 (285.949083) DEC = -47:00:41.22 (-47.01145)
Discovery date: 2017-03-23 13:09:07 (JD=2457836.0479977)


Remarks: blue transient on top DSS2 smudge near UV source GALEXASC J190347.16-470039.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-23 13:09:07
Flux: 18.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-03 05:54:14
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/2017cnt