Discovery certificate for object 2017bxy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9879 [ 2017TNSTR.267....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-03 07:59:23
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 2017bxy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aoj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:07:27.110 (316.862958) DEC = +58:35:01.14 (58.58365)
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 07:10:33 (JD=2457814.7989931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J21072727+5834539, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 07:10:33
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-25 00:40:19
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/2017bxy