Discovery certificate for object 2017hau
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13884 [ 2017TNSTR1062....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-03 03:17:07
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 2017hau
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cmg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:45:11.370 (341.297375) DEC = -37:31:58.80 (-37.533)
Discovery date: 2017-10-01 06:46:04 (JD=2458027.7819907)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-01 06:46:04
Flux: 17.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-13 06:18:43
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/2017hau