Discovery certificate for object 2017hrt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14372 [ 2017TNSTR1198....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-01 15:09:55
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 2017hrt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:01:36.400 (105.401667) DEC = +80:40:14.45 (80.670681)
Discovery date: 2017-09-15 09:41:45 (JD=2458011.9039931)


Remarks: initially blue hostless transient, declining and reddening

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-15 09:41:45
Flux: 17.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-15 05:28:19
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/2017hrt