Discovery certificate for object 2017hxg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14536 [ 2017TNSTR1227....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-08 15:27:59
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 2017hxg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cum
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:41:60.000 (160.5) DEC = -62:03:10.37 (-62.052881)
Discovery date: 2017-11-03 05:31:12 (JD=2458060.73)


Remarks: blue Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-03 05:31:12
Flux: 17.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-18 19:13:26
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/2017hxg