Discovery certificate for object 2017hjp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14138 [ 2017TNSTR1120....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-15 10:09:17
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 2017hjp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cpt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:56:31.650 (359.131875) DEC = -50:56:42.58 (-50.945161)
Discovery date: 2017-10-13 14:19:40 (JD=2458040.0969907)


Remarks: blue transient near GALEXASC J235631.46-505642.1, aka MASTER J235631.58-505643.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-13 14:19:40
Flux: 17.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-23 08:12:28
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/2017hjp