Discovery certificate for object 2017gxx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13791 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 15:44:37
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 2017gxx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ciw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:45:10.810 (101.295042) DEC = +67:58:34.32 (67.9762)
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 23:36:57 (JD=2458014.4839931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J06451037+6758272

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 23:36:57
Flux: 18.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-09 05:58:33
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/2017gxx