Discovery certificate for object 2017hvx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14496 [ 2017TNSTR1220....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-06 14:27:11
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 2017hvx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ctr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:49:44.340 (102.43475) DEC = +34:46:43.90 (34.778861)
Discovery date: 2017-09-25 00:02:52 (JD=2458021.5019907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J06494485+3446412, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-25 00:02:52
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-11 11:22:33
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/2017hvx