Discovery certificate for object 2017hxd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14533 [ 2017TNSTR1227....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-08 14:49:09
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 2017hxd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cuj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:59:41.240 (269.921833) DEC = -35:06:38.70 (-35.11075)
Discovery date: 2017-11-01 06:36:00 (JD=2458058.775)


Remarks: blue transient near the Galactic Plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-01 06:36:00
Flux: 18.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-23 07:23:31
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/2017hxd