Discovery certificate for object 2017coq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10380 [ 2017TNSTR.379....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-31 14:46:31
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 2017coq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ave
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:59:23.650 (329.848542) DEC = +40:21:54.36 (40.3651)
Discovery date: 2017-03-25 13:17:45 (JD=2457838.0539931)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient, rising

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-25 13:17:45
Flux: 19.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-25 11:31:12
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/2017coq