Discovery certificate for object 2017hwe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14504 [ 2017TNSTR1220....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-06 14:47:29
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 2017hwe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ctz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:04:20.650 (331.086042) DEC = +40:37:56.71 (40.632419)
Discovery date: 2017-10-30 14:16:48 (JD=2458057.095)


Remarks: blue, hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-30 14:16:48
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-16 15:59:02
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/2017hwe