Discovery certificate for object 2017fqx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12757 [ 2017TNSTR.806....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-25 09:25:20
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 2017fqx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bwd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:40:55.440 (190.231) DEC = +15:36:58.82 (15.616339)
Discovery date: 2017-07-21 20:47:02 (JD=2457956.3659954)


Remarks: transient in galaxy 2MASX J12405545+1536590

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-21 20:47:02
Flux: 18.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-23 10:48:00
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/2017fqx