Discovery certificate for object 2017cpy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10421 [ 2017TNSTR.385....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-01 16:50:33
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 2017cpy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17awq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:07:23.680 (31.848667) DEC = -85:19:54.19 (-85.331719)
Discovery date: 2017-03-30 13:50:52 (JD=2457843.0769907)


Remarks: blue transient on DSS source, near UV source GALEXASC J020724.08-851952.0, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-30 13:50:52
Flux: 18.39 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-22 22:20:38
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/2017cpy