Discovery certificate for object 2017bxv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9876 [ 2017TNSTR.266....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 19:35:26
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 2017bxv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aoh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:49:41.020 (12.420917) DEC = +29:49:32.95 (29.825819)
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 04:32:09 (JD=2457813.6889931)


Remarks: red star brightens by ~1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 04:32:09
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-13 22:30:43
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/2017bxv