Discovery certificate for object 2017fom
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12683 [ 2017TNSTR.783....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-20 17:49:20
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 2017fom
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17btz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:29:32.330 (7.384708) DEC = +50:25:54.19 (50.431719)
Discovery date: 2017-07-15 16:42:14 (JD=2457950.1959954)


Remarks: outburst in Cataclysmic Variable MASTER OT J002932.32+502554.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-15 16:42:14
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-19 04:52:19
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/2017fom