Discovery certificate for object 2017chy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10174 [ 2017TNSTR.329....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-20 10:22:25
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 2017chy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17asl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:19:53.880 (274.9745) DEC = -06:30:26.82 (-6.50745)
Discovery date: 2017-03-15 12:36:00.000 (JD=2457828.025)


Remarks: transient in galactic plane on DSS2 source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-15 12:36:00.000
Flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-08 06:36:00
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/2017chy