Discovery certificate for object 2017fcw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12349 [ 2017TNSTR.734....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-04 21:38:58
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 2017fcw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17brx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:42:41.700 (115.67375) DEC = -40:51:58.82 (-40.866339)
Discovery date: 2017-07-03 07:29:16 (JD=2457937.8119907)


Remarks: blue hostless transient 8 edegrees from Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-03 07:29:16
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-13 15:17:16
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/2017fcw