Discovery certificate for object 2017gci
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13102 [ 2017TNSTR.873....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-16 22:38:02
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: SN 2017gci
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cbp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:46:45.030 (101.687625) DEC = -27:14:55.86 (-27.24885)
Discovery date: 2017-08-12 19:37:55 (JD=2457978.3179977)


Remarks: hostless blue transient, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-12 19:37:55
Flux: 17.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-27 15:10:04
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/2017gci