Discovery certificate for object 2017chz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10175 [ 2017TNSTR.329....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-20 10:25:13
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 2017chz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17asm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:38:20.470 (294.585292) DEC = +10:53:38.08 (10.893911)
Discovery date: 2017-03-16 00:07:12 (JD=2457828.505)


Remarks: hostless blue transient in galactic plane, rising

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-16 00:07:12
Flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-16 18:40:19
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/2017chz