Discovery certificate for object 2017htv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14436 [ 2017TNSTR1211....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-04 11:03:26
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 2017htv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cta
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:02:09.410 (315.539208) DEC = +06:33:37.22 (6.560339)
Discovery date: 2017-10-28 07:37:55 (JD=2458054.8179977)


Remarks: transient coincident with faint SDSS star SDSS J210209.40+063337.0

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-28 07:37:55
Flux: 17.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-08 15:25:55
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/2017htv