Discovery certificate for object 2017cxo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10639 [ 2017TNSTR.411....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-08 10:48:12
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: SN 2017cxo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ayg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:12:48.740 (168.203083) DEC = +31:55:15.20 (31.920889)
Discovery date: 2017-04-06 10:13:26 (JD=2457849.9259954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy SDSS J111248.67+315513.9, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-06 10:13:26
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-01 18:25:55
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/2017cxo