Discovery certificate for object 2017bjz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9476 [ 2017TNSTR.237....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-24 10:47:55
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 2017bjz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17amo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:56:15.380 (224.064083) DEC = -69:53:47.54 (-69.896539)
Discovery date: 2017-02-20 20:09:36 (JD=2457805.34)


Remarks: Apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-20 20:09:36
Flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-28 08:39:50
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/2017bjz