Discovery certificate for object 2017hsp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14398 [ 2017TNSTR1201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-02 11:04:26
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 2017hsp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17crv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:55:30.680 (193.877833) DEC = -60:28:41.99 (-60.478331)
Discovery date: 2017-10-23 19:22:04 (JD=2458050.3069907)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue Galactic Plane hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-23 19:22:04
Flux: 16.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-10 08:45:36
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/2017hsp