Discovery certificate for object 2017bxq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9871 [ 2017TNSTR.266....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 19:20:01
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 2017bxq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aoc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:50:51.890 (282.716208) DEC = +64:30:44.35 (64.512319)
Discovery date: 2017-02-28 17:39:50 (JD=2457813.2359954)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint SDSS galaxy GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-28 17:39:50
Flux: 18.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-30 00:23:02
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/2017bxq