Discovery certificate for object 2017ahp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8667 [ 2017TNSTR.168....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-08 09:10:56
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 2017ahp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aho
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:32:39.150 (263.163125) DEC = -48:06:12.31 (-48.103419)
Discovery date: 2017-01-30 20:12:28 (JD=2457784.3419907)


Remarks: hostless blue transient near galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-30 20:12:28
Flux: 16.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-29 23:52:48
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/2017ahp