Discovery certificate for object 2017hzp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14600 [ 2017TNSTR1247....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-13 12:41:53
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 2017hzp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cvh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:13:46.900 (228.445417) DEC = -68:42:12.49 (-68.703469)
Discovery date: 2017-11-05 11:58:33 (JD=2458062.9989931)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-05 11:58:33
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-23 17:52:48
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/2017hzp