Discovery certificate for object 2017hwg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14507 [ 2017TNSTR1220....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-06 14:59:47
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 2017hwg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cuc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:26:20.770 (156.586542) DEC = -44:18:42.16 (-44.311711)
Discovery date: 2017-10-30 11:13:55 (JD=2458056.9679977)


Remarks: hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-30 11:13:55
Flux: 17.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-18 06:54:43
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/2017hwg