Discovery certificate for object 2017bzy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9943 [ 2017TNSTR.285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-08 09:11:27
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 2017bzy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ape
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:07:22.630 (76.844292) DEC = -37:28:00.62 (-37.466839)
Discovery date: 2017-02-02 21:56:09 (JD=2457787.4139931)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 622698, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-02 21:56:09
Flux: 18.23 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-05 20:19:40
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/2017bzy