Discovery certificate for object 2017esx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12058 [ 2017TNSTR.662....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-16 06:45:40
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 2017esx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bnu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:00:16.390 (195.068292) DEC = -17:01:40.30 (-17.027861)
Discovery date: 2017-06-14 14:48:28 (JD=2457919.1169907)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J13001631-1701380

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-14 14:48:28
Flux: 18.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-29 16:29:16
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/2017esx