Discovery certificate for object 2017ghb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13235 [ 2017TNSTR.909....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-24 10:55:13
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 2017ghb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ccd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:14:21.840 (288.591) DEC = +12:57:37.94 (12.960539)
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 22:40:48 (JD=2457982.445)


Remarks: bright transient in Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 22:40:48
Flux: 17.08 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-16 20:54:14
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/2017ghb