Discovery certificate for object 2017hzs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14603 [ 2017TNSTR1247....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-13 12:48:06
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 2017hzs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cvk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:02:10.720 (270.544667) DEC = -49:43:37.24 (-49.727011)
Discovery date: 2017-11-09 06:27:21 (JD=2458066.7689931)


Remarks: 3 mag brightening of faint Gaia Source, becomes very blue

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-09 06:27:21
Flux: 17.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-27 20:09:36
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/2017hzs