Discovery certificate for object 2017hxi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14538 [ 2017TNSTR1227....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-08 15:30:41
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 2017hxi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cuo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:33:36.310 (278.401292) DEC = -14:37:32.20 (-14.625611)
Discovery date: 2017-11-03 06:59:02 (JD=2458060.7909954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-03 06:59:02
Flux: 17.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-28 03:23:02
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/2017hxi