Discovery certificate for object 2017hzu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14605 [ 2017TNSTR1247....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-13 12:55:59
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 2017hzu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cvm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:16:25.770 (289.107375) DEC = +15:19:27.84 (15.3244)
Discovery date: 2017-11-03 21:21:36 (JD=2458061.39)


Remarks: Gaia source in Galactic plane brightens by ~0.25 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-03 21:21:36
Flux: 15.01 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-05 03:43:12
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/2017hzu