Discovery certificate for object 2017hao
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13878 [ 2017TNSTR1058....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-02 15:02:59
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 2017hao
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cma
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:09:42.190 (287.425792) DEC = -14:28:46.16 (-14.479489)
Discovery date: 2017-09-29 13:32:09 (JD=2458026.0639931)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-29 13:32:09
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-09 18:23:02
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/2017hao