Discovery certificate for object 2017gxv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13787 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 15:37:43
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 2017gxv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cis
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:14:45.150 (288.688125) DEC = -72:26:29.29 (-72.441469)
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 06:48:57 (JD=2458013.7839931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy IC 4822

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 06:48:57
Flux: 17.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-08 19:16:19
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/2017gxv