Discovery certificate for object 2017bxo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9868 [ 2017TNSTR.266....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 19:11:05
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 2017bxo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17anz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:12:07.720 (3.032167) DEC = +42:28:26.40 (42.474)
Discovery date: 2017-02-28 12:34:33 (JD=2457813.0239931)


Remarks: blue transient on DSS blob GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-28 12:34:33
Flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-20 15:57:36
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/2017bxo