Discovery certificate for object 2017hto
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14428 [ 2017TNSTR1204....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-03 12:43:38
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 2017hto
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17csx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:59:05.040 (299.771) DEC = +00:51:51.48 (0.8643)
Discovery date: 2017-10-30 19:23:31 (JD=2458057.3079977)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-30 19:23:31
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-04 09:25:55
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/2017hto