Discovery certificate for object 2017iex
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14754 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 23:25:04
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017iex
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cxr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:42:50.060 (265.708583) DEC = +18:39:34.45 (18.659569)
Discovery date: 2017-11-13 09:27:21.000 (JD=2458070.8939931)


Remarks: transient near centre of galaxy LEDA 1566271

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-13 09:27:21.000
Flux: 18.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-29 04:32:09
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/2017iex