Discovery certificate for object 2017fcr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12344 [ 2017TNSTR.734....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-04 21:34:27
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 2017fcr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17brs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:54:09.340 (313.538917) DEC = +17:23:13.78 (17.387161)
Discovery date: 2017-07-03 11:06:43 (JD=2457937.9629977)


Remarks: blue transient on faint blue SDSS star, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-03 11:06:43
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-20 06:46:04
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/2017fcr