Discovery certificate for object 2017hep
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13990 [ 2017TNSTR1087....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-09 19:35:55
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 2017hep
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cnr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:29:02.300 (307.259583) DEC = -04:07:25.03 (-4.123619)
Discovery date: 2017-10-04 19:32:09 (JD=2458031.3139931)


Remarks: transient near galaxy LEDA 1062557

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-04 19:32:09
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-13 12:07:12
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/2017hep