Discovery certificate for object 2017hvz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14499 [ 2017TNSTR1220....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-06 14:40:21
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 2017hvz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ctu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:15:22.190 (258.842458) DEC = -50:42:55.58 (-50.715439)
Discovery date: 2017-10-29 06:15:50 (JD=2458055.7609954)


Remarks: hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-29 06:15:50
Flux: 18.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-29 02:02:24
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/2017hvz