Discovery certificate for object 2017fwx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12937 [ 2017TNSTR.842....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-04 16:00:14
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 2017fwx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17byo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:16:55.160 (229.229833) DEC = +40:07:46.85 (40.129681)
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 15:07:12 (JD=2457968.13)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2161055

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 15:07:12
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-27 17:32:38
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/2017fwx