Discovery certificate for object 2017gxg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13771 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 14:21:01
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 2017gxg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cid
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:37:36.300 (234.40125) DEC = -66:14:42.54 (-66.24515)
Discovery date: 2017-09-14 19:00:28 (JD=2458011.2919907)


Remarks: candidate SN near two LEDA galaxies

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-14 19:00:28
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-15 15:07:12
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/2017gxg