Discovery certificate for object 2017gxt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13785 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 15:31:41
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 2017gxt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ciq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:00:03.620 (225.015083) DEC = -06:59:45.38 (-6.995939)
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 01:56:38 (JD=2458013.5809954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy shaped object in DSS and PS1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 01:56:38
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-29 21:40:19
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/2017gxt