Discovery certificate for object 2017hse
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14384 [ 2017TNSTR1198....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-01 15:48:29
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 2017hse
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cri
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:08:30.340 (347.126417) DEC = +43:42:49.03 (43.713619)
Discovery date: 2017-09-03 11:49:55 (JD=2457999.9929977)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient, rising on faint blue PanSTARRS source, candidate CV?

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-03 11:49:55
Flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-22 11:42:43
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/2017hse