Discovery certificate for object 2017gms
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13395 [ 2017TNSTR.967....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-04 16:01:54
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 2017gms
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cfd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:07:03.060 (166.76275) DEC = -43:31:45.73 (-43.529369)
Discovery date: 2017-09-03 08:38:24 (JD=2457999.86)


Remarks: 4 mag outburst in faint Gaia source, coincident with CV Candidate CRTS SSS110528 J110703-433146

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-03 08:38:24
Flux: 16.07 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-12 15:36:00
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/2017gms