Discovery certificate for object 2017hud
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14444 [ 2017TNSTR1211....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-04 11:24:58
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 2017hud
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cti
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:10:15.980 (152.566583) DEC = -31:19:08.33 (-31.318981)
Discovery date: 2017-10-28 11:00:57 (JD=2458054.9589931)


Remarks: ~0.5 mag brightening in Gaia source coincident with BL Lac type object 2FHL J1010.2-3119

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-28 11:00:57
Flux: 16.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-16 16:53:45
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/2017hud