Discovery certificate for object 2017hhs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14086 [ 2017TNSTR1101....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-11 21:43:39
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017hhs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cop
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:51:53.210 (327.971708) DEC = -03:57:28.01 (-3.957781)
Discovery date: 2017-10-10 01:26:24.000 (JD=2458036.56)


Remarks: blue SDSS star brightens by 0.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-10 01:26:24.000
Flux: 19.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-05 19:22:04
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/2017hhs