Discovery certificate for object 2017cpq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10412 [ 2017TNSTR.385....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-01 13:26:10
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017cpq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17awi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:31:12.810 (142.803375) DEC = +75:11:43.01 (75.195281)
Discovery date: 2017-03-29 10:37:55 (JD=2457841.9429977)


Remarks: blue transient on DSS blob and UV source GALEXASC J093112.66+751142.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-29 10:37:55
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-19 13:24:57
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/2017cpq