Discovery certificate for object 2017hag
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13868 [ 2017TNSTR1058....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-02 14:33:00
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 2017hag
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17clq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:27:30.780 (276.87825) DEC = -38:27:09.68 (-38.452689)
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 13:17:45 (JD=2458020.0539931)


Remarks: 0.4 mag jump on fairly bright star close to Bulge, otherwise flat light curve

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 13:17:45
Flux: 16.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-03-01 09:23:02
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/2017hag