Discovery certificate for object 2017hjk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14132 [ 2017TNSTR1120....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-15 09:48:31
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 2017hjk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cpn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:23:48.450 (320.951875) DEC = +33:28:25.57 (33.473769)
Discovery date: 2017-10-13 20:05:16 (JD=2458040.3369907)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-13 20:05:16
Flux: 18.41 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-27 15:38:52
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/2017hjk