Discovery certificate for object 2017haw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13887 [ 2017TNSTR1062....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-03 11:03:14
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 2017haw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cmj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:15:51.700 (273.965417) DEC = -31:07:03.07 (-31.117519)
Discovery date: 2017-09-24 13:24:57 (JD=2458021.0589931)


Remarks: W Vir star fades by 1 mag and becomes redder

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-24 13:24:57
Flux: 13.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-19 12:59:02
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/2017haw