Discovery certificate for object 2017hjr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14140 [ 2017TNSTR1120....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-15 10:15:43
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 2017hjr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cpv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:15:06.840 (153.7785) DEC = -00:09:24.19 (-0.156719)
Discovery date: 2017-10-13 12:05:45 (JD=2458040.0039931)


Remarks: faint Gaia source near galaxy 2dFGRS TGN356Z193 brightens by almost 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-13 12:05:45
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-18 22:42:14
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/2017hjr