Discovery certificate for object 2017bxs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9873 [ 2017TNSTR.266....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 19:26:00
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 2017bxs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aoe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:00:16.060 (165.066917) DEC = -56:34:25.10 (-56.573639)
Discovery date: 2017-02-28 14:13:55 (JD=2457813.0929977)


Remarks: blue transient near galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-28 14:13:55
Flux: 16.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-24 01:13:26
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/2017bxs