Discovery certificate for object 2017hiv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14117 [ 2017TNSTR1115....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-14 15:17:40
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 2017hiv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cph
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:29:07.710 (307.282125) DEC = +40:31:55.92 (40.5322)
Discovery date: 2017-10-12 02:12:28 (JD=2458038.5919907)


Remarks: 0.7 mag brightening of faint Galactic plane Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-12 02:12:28
Flux: 19.29 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-17 15:25:55
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/2017hiv