Discovery certificate for object 2017gqc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13501 [ 2017TNSTR.976....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-07 19:03:54
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 2017gqc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cgj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:15:25.570 (333.856542) DEC = +58:52:41.38 (58.878161)
Discovery date: 2017-09-06 05:35:31 (JD=2458002.7329977)


Remarks: hostless transient rising near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-06 05:35:31
Flux: 18.41 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-17 11:35:31
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/2017gqc