Discovery certificate for object 2017hlc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14178 [ 2017TNSTR1135....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-18 14:17:23
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 2017hlc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cqk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:50:05.940 (147.52475) DEC = -47:31:41.20 (-47.528111)
Discovery date: 2017-10-16 06:57:36 (JD=2458042.79)


Remarks: blue transient near DSS source in Galactic Plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-16 06:57:36
Flux: 18.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-02 20:25:26
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/2017hlc