Discovery certificate for object 2017cxt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10644 [ 2017TNSTR.412....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-09 09:36:24
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 2017cxt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ayl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:13:34.450 (288.393542) DEC = +37:23:22.27 (37.389519)
Discovery date: 2017-04-07 11:38:24 (JD=2457850.985)


Remarks: hostless blue transient, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-07 11:38:24
Flux: 16.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-08 05:51:21
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/2017cxt