Discovery certificate for object 2017fxe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12944 [ 2017TNSTR.842....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-04 16:21:00
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 2017fxe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17byv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:53:11.330 (268.297208) DEC = -44:45:04.86 (-44.75135)
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 07:40:48 (JD=2457967.82)


Remarks: rising blue transient, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 07:40:48
Flux: 19.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-02 03:27:21
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/2017fxe