Discovery certificate for object 2017dzv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11479 [ 2017TNSTR.543....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-12 09:55:42
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 2017dzv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17beg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:41:47.170 (280.446542) DEC = -08:42:48.85 (-8.713569)
Discovery date: 2017-05-07 00:17:16 (JD=2457880.5119907)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-07 00:17:16
Flux: 18.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-17 19:59:31
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/2017dzv