Discovery certificate for object 2017hry
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14378 [ 2017TNSTR1198....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-01 15:32:11
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 2017hry
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17crc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:41:23.540 (340.348083) DEC = +29:42:47.70 (29.71325)
Discovery date: 2017-10-19 20:05:16 (JD=2458046.3369907)


Remarks: long term rise of ~1.4 mags in Gaia source coincident with QSO and 3.73 arcsec from X-ray source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-19 20:05:16
Flux: 18.23 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-17 03:27:21
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/2017hry