Discovery certificate for object 2017bzg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9922 [ 2017TNSTR.280....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-07 21:49:15
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: SN 2017bzg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aor
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:14:16.020 (183.56675) DEC = -38:05:48.08 (-38.096689)
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 21:43:12 (JD=2457815.405)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 613129, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 21:43:12
Flux: 17.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-02 19:56:38
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/2017bzg