Discovery certificate for object 2017coj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10370 [ 2017TNSTR.379....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-31 10:11:35
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 2017coj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17auz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:39:06.490 (9.777042) DEC = +69:45:48.10 (69.763361)
Discovery date: 2017-03-25 04:56:38 (JD=2457837.7059954)


Remarks: possible flare, 2 mag brightening of Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-25 04:56:38
Flux: 16.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-20 18:56:09
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/2017coj