Discovery certificate for object 2017hwd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14503 [ 2017TNSTR1220....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-06 14:46:48
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 2017hwd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cty
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:10:33.100 (107.637917) DEC = +24:15:55.84 (24.265511)
Discovery date: 2017-10-29 21:59:02 (JD=2458056.4159954)


Remarks: bright transient coincident with CV candidate MASTER OT J071033.11+241555.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-29 21:59:02
Flux: 17.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-27 18:08:38
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/2017hwd