Discovery certificate for object 2017fxc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12942 [ 2017TNSTR.842....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-04 16:17:56
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 2017fxc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17byt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:25:36.060 (21.40025) DEC = -64:22:25.54 (-64.373761)
Discovery date: 2017-08-03 00:40:19 (JD=2457968.5279977)


Remarks: blue transient on faint GALEX source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-03 00:40:19
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-04 20:28:19
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/2017fxc