Discovery certificate for object 2017hwz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14529 [ 2017TNSTR1223....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-07 10:18:42
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 2017hwz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cuh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:34:36.960 (293.654) DEC = +10:02:13.38 (10.03705)
Discovery date: 2017-11-02 07:30:43 (JD=2458059.8129977)


Remarks: bright blue transient on faint red Gaia source near Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-02 07:30:43
Flux: 15.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-05 01:50:52
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/2017hwz