Discovery certificate for object 2017box
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9632 [ 2017TNSTR.264....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-01 10:00:52
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 2017box
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17anx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:20:39.760 (65.165667) DEC = -62:45:00.76 (-62.750211)
Discovery date: 2017-02-27 02:52:48 (JD=2457811.62)


Remarks: source brightened by 2 mags (and bluer), aka ASASN-14ka, and 9 arcsec from X-ray src MS 0420.0-6252

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-27 02:52:48
Flux: 15.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-28 05:12:28
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/2017box