Discovery certificate for object 2017axj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9115 [ 2017TNSTR.206....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-19 10:08:49
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 2017axj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ajz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:25:11.800 (81.299167) DEC = +35:22:57.94 (35.382761)
Discovery date: 2017-02-11 00:37:26 (JD=2457795.5259954)


Remarks: blue galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-11 00:37:26
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-29 17:09:36
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/2017axj