Discovery certificate for object 2017hyc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14560 [ 2017TNSTR1237....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-10 17:12:45
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 2017hyc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cuw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:16:11.070 (184.046125) DEC = -81:11:51.90 (-81.19775)
Discovery date: 2017-11-07 11:47:02 (JD=2458064.9909954)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-07 11:47:02
Flux: 17.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-19 07:35:02
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/2017hyc