Discovery certificate for object 2017hvn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14485 [ 2017TNSTR1213....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-05 14:21:26
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 2017hvn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ctn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:02:45.990 (270.691625) DEC = -35:55:32.56 (-35.925711)
Discovery date: 2017-10-31 18:34:33 (JD=2458058.2739931)


Remarks: Gaia source near Galactic plane brightens by 1.5 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-31 18:34:33
Flux: 16.04 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-14 03:44:38
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/2017hvn