Discovery certificate for object 2017fcj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12334 [ 2017TNSTR.730....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-03 13:34:19
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 2017fcj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17brn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:18:00.610 (289.502542) DEC = +42:43:17.36 (42.721489)
Discovery date: 2017-07-02 16:32:09 (JD=2457937.1889931)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-02 16:32:09
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-13 00:17:16
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/2017fcj