Discovery certificate for object 2017hax
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13888 [ 2017TNSTR1062....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-03 11:05:33
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 2017hax
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cmk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:16:25.960 (274.108167) DEC = -30:41:30.91 (-30.691919)
Discovery date: 2017-09-24 13:24:57 (JD=2458021.0589931)


Remarks: blue Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-24 13:24:57
Flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-07 14:28:19
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/2017hax