Discovery certificate for object 2017hsv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14406 [ 2017TNSTR1201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-02 14:32:32
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017hsv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17csd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:55:52.320 (238.968) DEC = -64:11:36.28 (-64.193411)
Discovery date: 2017-10-25 05:58:33 (JD=2458051.7489931)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-25 05:58:33
Flux: 17.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-15 19:23:31
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/2017hsv