Discovery certificate for object 2017anz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8849 [ 2017TNSTR.177....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-12 15:59:41
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 2017anz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aih
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:25:31.080 (291.3795) DEC = -73:33:15.98 (-73.554439)
Discovery date: 2017-02-02 12:56:09 (JD=2457787.0389931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J19253149-7333131

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-02 12:56:09
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-21 14:29:45
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/2017anz