Discovery certificate for object 2017gxp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13780 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 15:24:06
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 2017gxp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cil
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:33:49.760 (323.457333) DEC = -77:26:03.62 (-77.434339)
Discovery date: 2017-09-16 06:38:52 (JD=2458012.7769907)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-16 06:38:52
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-07 02:51:21
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/2017gxp