Discovery certificate for object 2017cxu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10645 [ 2017TNSTR.412....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-09 09:41:08
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017cxu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aym
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:05:04.460 (271.268583) DEC = +45:17:30.91 (45.291919)
Discovery date: 2017-04-07 17:25:26 (JD=2457851.2259954)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint SDSS galaxy and UV source GALEXASC J180505.71+451656.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-07 17:25:26
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-04 17:57:07
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/2017cxu