Discovery certificate for object 2017wc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8342 [ 2017TNSTR.121....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-28 23:09:14
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 2017wc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17agj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:27:14.930 (336.812208) DEC = +57:51:14.87 (57.854131)
Discovery date: 2017-01-24 10:16:19 (JD=2457777.9279977)


Remarks: deep eclipse with significant reddening

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-24 10:16:19
Flux: 16.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-21 12:15:50
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/2017wc