Discovery certificate for object 2017bzv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9940 [ 2017TNSTR.285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-08 09:00:26
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 2017bzv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17apb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:22:57.610 (335.740042) DEC = +48:37:52.46 (48.631239)
Discovery date: 2017-03-04 18:57:36 (JD=2457817.29)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 167769, GS-TEC predicts SN IIn

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-04 18:57:36
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-22 06:02:52
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/2017bzv