Discovery certificate for object 2017axw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9135 [ 2017TNSTR.206....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-19 19:40:21
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 2017axw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17akg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:27:48.390 (36.951625) DEC = -25:32:43.26 (-25.54535)
Discovery date: 2017-02-11 15:30:14 (JD=2457796.1459954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGS158Z333

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-11 15:30:14
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-08 04:40:48
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/2017axw