Discovery certificate for object 2017hfj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14013 [ 2017TNSTR1092....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-10 07:53:48
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 2017hfj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cns
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:07:38.100 (121.90875) DEC = -13:44:40.99 (-13.744719)
Discovery date: 2017-10-07 00:30:14 (JD=2458033.5209954)


Remarks: 1.7 mag brightening in Gaia source - blue spectrum in BP/RP

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-07 00:30:14
Flux: 17.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-26 21:31:40
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/2017hfj