Discovery certificate for object 2017hvy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14497 [ 2017TNSTR1220....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-06 14:30:11
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 2017hvy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cts
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:28:29.070 (337.121125) DEC = +40:03:35.71 (40.059919)
Discovery date: 2017-10-29 10:06:14 (JD=2458055.9209954)


Remarks: hostless transient, CV or SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-29 10:06:14
Flux: 18.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-18 10:00:28
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/2017hvy