Discovery certificate for object 2017gxc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13766 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 14:06:33
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: SN 2017gxc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17chy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:21:19.290 (230.330375) DEC = +74:33:45.58 (74.562661)
Discovery date: 2017-09-11 23:05:16 (JD=2458008.4619907)


Remarks: candidate SN in extended DSS/PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-11 23:05:16
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-07 17:26:52
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/2017gxc