Discovery certificate for object 2017epx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11969 [ 2017TNSTR.645....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-12 08:51:00
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 2017epx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bmw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:02:59.200 (165.746667) DEC = -45:32:59.39 (-45.549831)
Discovery date: 2017-06-11 02:06:43 (JD=2457915.5879977)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-11 02:06:43
Flux: 16.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-15 03:57:36
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/2017epx