Discovery certificate for object 2017cxs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10643 [ 2017TNSTR.412....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-09 09:33:30
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 2017cxs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ayk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:09:23.510 (317.347958) DEC = +09:45:51.37 (9.764269)
Discovery date: 2017-03-24 01:48:00 (JD=2457836.575)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J21092358+0945425

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-24 01:48:00
Flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-04 23:55:40
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/2017cxs