Discovery certificate for object 2017axe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9110 [ 2017TNSTR.201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-18 19:37:41
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 2017axe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ajy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:28:23.030 (262.095958) DEC = -30:37:03.14 (-30.617539)
Discovery date: 2017-02-09 19:37:55 (JD=2457794.3179977)


Remarks: transient near galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-09 19:37:55
Flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-29 18:07:12
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/2017axe