Discovery certificate for object 2017gxr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13783 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 15:28:38
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 2017gxr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cio
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:07:34.190 (256.892458) DEC = -62:19:19.20 (-62.322)
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 07:01:55 (JD=2458013.7929977)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 07:01:55
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-14 01:29:16
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/2017gxr