Discovery certificate for object 2017hfo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14020 [ 2017TNSTR1092....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-10 08:15:13
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 2017hfo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cnz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:14:29.500 (303.622917) DEC = +19:07:13.08 (19.1203)
Discovery date: 2017-10-08 07:53:45 (JD=2458034.8289931)


Remarks: Gaia Galactic plane source brightens by 2 mags and gets blue, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-08 07:53:45
Flux: 17.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-10 07:29:16
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/2017hfo