Discovery certificate for object 2017axa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9106 [ 2017TNSTR.201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-18 15:33:07
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 2017axa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ajv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:56:52.630 (239.219292) DEC = +06:04:16.79 (6.071331)
Discovery date: 2017-02-09 18:59:02 (JD=2457794.2909954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J155652.69+060411.7 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-09 18:59:02
Flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-14 23:42:43
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/2017axa