Discovery certificate for object 2017cnw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10356 [ 2017TNSTR.375....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-30 13:01:30
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 2017cnw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aum
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:12:07.930 (258.033042) DEC = -48:25:55.88 (-48.432189)
Discovery date: 2017-03-20 13:22:04 (JD=2457833.0569907)


Remarks: faint source near galactic plane brightens by ~1.4 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-20 13:22:04
Flux: 19.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-29 20:12:28
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/2017cnw