Discovery certificate for object 2017chu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10170 [ 2017TNSTR.329....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-20 08:11:35
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 2017chu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ash
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:42:53.550 (325.723125) DEC = +35:07:14.48 (35.120689)
Discovery date: 2017-03-15 07:14:52 (JD=2457827.8019907)


Remarks: blue transient close to faint DSS2 source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-15 07:14:52
Flux: 17.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-18 12:07:12
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/2017chu