Discovery certificate for object 2017ahf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8656 [ 2017TNSTR.161....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-07 09:47:49
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 2017ahf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ahf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:03:32.840 (75.886833) DEC = +69:09:47.16 (69.1631)
Discovery date: 2017-01-30 15:56:09 (JD=2457784.1639931)


Remarks: blue transient on the edge of an DSS source, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-30 15:56:09
Flux: 16.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-17 05:28:19
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/2017ahf