Discovery certificate for object 2017hwx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14527 [ 2017TNSTR1223....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-07 10:15:14
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 2017hwx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cuf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:19:21.040 (94.837667) DEC = +31:19:15.78 (31.32105)
Discovery date: 2017-10-31 21:50:24 (JD=2458058.41)


Remarks: transient near GALEXASC J061921.02+311917.1 and PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-31 21:50:24
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-31 17:36:57
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/2017hwx