Discovery certificate for object 2017hjo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14137 [ 2017TNSTR1120....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-15 10:04:04
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 2017hjo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cps
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:22:16.750 (140.569792) DEC = -30:35:22.27 (-30.589519)
Discovery date: 2017-10-13 06:38:52 (JD=2458039.7769907)


Remarks: blue transient near extended PanSTARRS-1 source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-13 06:38:52
Flux: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-06 21:37:26
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/2017hjo