Discovery certificate for object 2017hvu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14493 [ 2017TNSTR1220....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-06 13:59:15
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 2017hvu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cto
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:18:09.380 (79.539083) DEC = +50:16:02.32 (50.267311)
Discovery date: 2017-10-29 03:27:21 (JD=2458055.6439931)


Remarks: hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-29 03:27:21
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-19 12:01:26
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/2017hvu