Discovery certificate for object 2017fcg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12331 [ 2017TNSTR.730....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-03 07:22:19
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 2017fcg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17brk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:42:30.130 (295.625542) DEC = +32:39:03.92 (32.651089)
Discovery date: 2017-07-01 18:28:48 (JD=2457936.27)


Remarks: long-term (~2 month) decline (~1.4 mag) in Galactic plane Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-01 18:28:48
Flux: 19.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-21 11:34:04
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/2017fcg