Discovery certificate for object 2017hx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7909 [ 2017TNSTR..51....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-12 12:36:54
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 2017hx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17abj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:30:41.170 (337.671542) DEC = -00:38:36.71 (-0.643531)
Discovery date: 2017-01-06 21:48:57 (JD=2457760.4089931)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J22304130-0038367

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-06 21:48:57
Flux: 18.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-18 23:38:24
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/2017hx