Discovery certificate for object 2017czq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10707 [ 2017TNSTR.427....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-13 18:17:02
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017czq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17azn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:07:53.040 (331.971) DEC = -18:16:32.81 (-18.275781)
Discovery date: 2017-04-02 12:38:52 (JD=2457846.0269907)


Remarks: candidate SN in low surface brightness galaxy 2MASX J22075280-1816318

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-02 12:38:52
Flux: 19.04 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-31 11:19:40
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/2017czq