Discovery certificate for object 2017hwb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14501 [ 2017TNSTR1220....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-06 14:43:28
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 2017hwb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ctw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:59:48.030 (269.950125) DEC = -46:08:31.52 (-46.142089)
Discovery date: 2017-10-28 18:24:28 (JD=2458055.2669907)


Remarks: hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-28 18:24:28
Flux: 18.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-21 09:00:00
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/2017hwb