Discovery certificate for object 2017cph
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10402 [ 2017TNSTR.385....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-01 12:09:59
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 2017cph
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17avy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:54:05.680 (343.523667) DEC = +65:05:36.42 (65.09345)
Discovery date: 2017-03-26 17:08:09 (JD=2457839.2139931)


Remarks: ~1.4 mag brightening of faint Gaia/DSS2 source in galactic plane, rising, getting bluer

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-26 17:08:09
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-26 00:00:00
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/2017cph