Discovery certificate for object 2017mx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8056 [ 2017TNSTR..85....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-22 18:44:28
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 2017mx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17afc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:19:03.860 (214.766083) DEC = -35:35:58.92 (-35.5997)
Discovery date: 2017-01-21 02:16:48 (JD=2457774.595)


Remarks: candidate SN near extended DSS2 source (and GALEXASC J141903.93-353559.7)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-21 02:16:48
Flux: 17.24 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-02 18:54:43
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/2017mx