Discovery certificate for object 2017hiu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14116 [ 2017TNSTR1115....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-14 15:13:20
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 2017hiu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cpg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:38:05.170 (99.521542) DEC = -58:25:32.63 (-58.425731)
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 23:34:04 (JD=2458038.4819907)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 23:34:04
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-05 20:03:50
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/2017hiu