Discovery certificate for object 2017cyc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10656 [ 2017TNSTR.416....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-10 15:24:05
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 2017cyc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ayu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:57:36.900 (284.40375) DEC = +32:08:35.95 (32.143319)
Discovery date: 2017-04-08 23:41:16 (JD=2457852.4869907)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~2.5 mags, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-08 23:41:16
Flux: 16.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-25 10:56:38
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/2017cyc