Discovery certificate for object 2017hxe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14534 [ 2017TNSTR1227....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-08 14:51:47
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 2017hxe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cuk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:08:04.160 (272.017333) DEC = -28:51:28.26 (-28.85785)
Discovery date: 2017-11-02 14:29:45 (JD=2458060.1039931)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-02 14:29:45
Flux: 17.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-02 12:43:12
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/2017hxe