Discovery certificate for object 2017hwf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14506 [ 2017TNSTR1220....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-06 14:58:46
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 2017hwf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cub
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:18:24.160 (109.600667) DEC = +20:32:56.00 (20.548889)
Discovery date: 2017-10-30 04:03:21 (JD=2458056.6689931)


Remarks: CV candidate with previous outbursts in ASASSN and CRTS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-30 04:03:21
Flux: 16.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-28 18:10:04
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/2017hwf