Discovery certificate for object 2017gxo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13779 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 15:10:04
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 2017gxo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17chu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:29:28.450 (217.368542) DEC = +26:37:08.72 (26.619089)
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 08:34:04 (JD=2458017.8569907)


Remarks: candidate SN near very faint SDSS galaxy SDSS J142928.36+263708.8, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 08:34:04
Flux: 19.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-12 02:26:52
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/2017gxo