Discovery certificate for object 2017ghx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13258 [ 2017TNSTR.922....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-27 10:23:15
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 2017ghx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cck
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:40:23.980 (115.099917) DEC = -17:52:51.06 (-17.88085)
Discovery date: 2017-08-19 07:37:55 (JD=2457984.8179977)


Remarks: candidate SN, rising near galaxy ESO 560-5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-19 07:37:55
Flux: 19.39 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-26 21:24:28
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/2017ghx