Discovery certificate for object 2017azz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9193 [ 2017TNSTR.218....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-21 08:16:48
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 2017azz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17akx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:44:21.800 (236.090833) DEC = -29:59:11.18 (-29.986439)
Discovery date: 2017-01-22 18:12:57 (JD=2457776.2589931)


Remarks: rising candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy 6dFGS gJ154421.9-295908

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-22 18:12:57
Flux: 19.39 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-07 12:51:50
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/2017azz