Discovery certificate for object 2017hvj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14481 [ 2017TNSTR1213....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-05 13:57:58
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 2017hvj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ctj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:45:17.020 (281.320917) DEC = -19:34:19.42 (-19.572061)
Discovery date: 2017-11-01 06:54:43 (JD=2458058.7879977)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-01 06:54:43
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-08 14:16:48
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/2017hvj