Discovery certificate for object 2017cpd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10397 [ 2017TNSTR.385....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-01 11:53:55
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 2017cpd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17avt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:56:11.230 (164.046792) DEC = -66:39:18.43 (-66.655119)
Discovery date: 2017-03-26 20:13:55 (JD=2457839.3429977)


Remarks: blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-26 20:13:55
Flux: 18.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-26 10:04:48
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/2017cpd