Discovery certificate for object 2017gxu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13786 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 15:33:09
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 2017gxu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cir
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:19:48.530 (334.952208) DEC = -73:40:32.84 (-73.675789)
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 00:36:00 (JD=2458013.525)


Remarks: transient on galaxy shaped DSS blob near UV source GALEXASC J221948.34-734032.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 00:36:00
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-05 01:01:55
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/2017gxu