Discovery certificate for object 2017gck
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13104 [ 2017TNSTR.873....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-16 22:40:22
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017gck
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cbr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:30:01.680 (97.507) DEC = -08:52:49.08 (-8.8803)
Discovery date: 2017-08-12 05:31:12 (JD=2457977.73)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by almost 4 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-12 05:31:12
Flux: 16.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-04 22:36:28
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/2017gck