Discovery certificate for object 2017hkl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14160 [ 2017TNSTR1130....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-17 09:32:35
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 2017hkl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cqb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:05:54.780 (166.47825) DEC = +45:23:06.50 (45.385139)
Discovery date: 2017-10-15 21:36:00 (JD=2458042.4)


Remarks: blue transient coincident with faint blue SDSS star, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-15 21:36:00
Flux: 17.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-27 11:12:28
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/2017hkl