Discovery certificate for object 2017fwz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12939 [ 2017TNSTR.842....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-04 16:03:52
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 2017fwz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17byq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:28:55.250 (82.230208) DEC = +31:29:15.07 (31.487519)
Discovery date: 2017-08-03 04:45:07 (JD=2457968.6979977)


Remarks: hostless transient near Galactic plane; candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-03 04:45:07
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-17 23:51:21
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/2017fwz