Discovery certificate for object 2017amz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8821 [ 2017TNSTR.173....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-10 18:35:22
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 2017amz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ahy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:57:40.640 (269.419333) DEC = +31:16:50.23 (31.280619)
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 06:47:31 (JD=2457760.7829977)


Remarks: rising candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 1939877

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 06:47:31
Flux: 19.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-21 13:10:33
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/2017amz