Discovery certificate for object 2017axx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9136 [ 2017TNSTR.206....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-19 19:41:40
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 2017axx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17akh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:23:05.640 (350.7735) DEC = -55:32:42.76 (-55.545211)
Discovery date: 2017-02-11 16:29:16 (JD=2457796.1869907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 408303 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-11 16:29:16
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-28 22:40:48
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/2017axx