Discovery certificate for object 2017fzj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13014 [ 2017TNSTR.856....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-09 12:00:53
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 2017fzj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bzf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:16:20.030 (94.083458) DEC = +43:43:53.26 (43.731461)
Discovery date: 2017-08-07 04:33:36 (JD=2457972.69)


Remarks: blue transient near faint extended PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-07 04:33:36
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-07 00:20:09
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/2017fzj