Discovery certificate for object 2017ih
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7921 [ 2017TNSTR..51....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-12 12:53:51
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017ih
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17abv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:02:31.350 (270.630625) DEC = +30:58:29.10 (30.97475)
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 06:47:31.000 (JD=2457760.7829977)


Remarks: candidate CV, outburst in faint blue Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 06:47:31.000
Flux: 16.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-21 07:09:07
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/2017ih