Discovery certificate for object 2017fcf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12330 [ 2017TNSTR.730....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-03 07:19:01
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 2017fcf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17brj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:59:03.920 (119.766333) DEC = -28:14:33.58 (-28.242661)
Discovery date: 2017-07-01 19:39:21 (JD=2457936.3189931)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~1.8 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-01 19:39:21
Flux: 18.11 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-17 07:33:36
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/2017fcf