Discovery certificate for object 2017bzi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9924 [ 2017TNSTR.280....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-07 22:18:25
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 2017bzi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aos
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:20:45.730 (245.190542) DEC = +35:47:08.12 (35.785589)
Discovery date: 2017-03-03 12:20:09 (JD=2457816.0139931)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint SDSS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-03 12:20:09
Flux: 16.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-06 13:09:07
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/2017bzi