Discovery certificate for object 2017hsz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14410 [ 2017TNSTR1201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-02 14:45:26
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 2017hsz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17csh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:04:12.480 (181.052) DEC = -50:37:17.80 (-50.621611)
Discovery date: 2017-10-25 01:10:33 (JD=2458051.5489931)


Remarks: blue, hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-25 01:10:33
Flux: 17.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-07 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/2017hsz