Discovery certificate for object 2017fzp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13022 [ 2017TNSTR.856....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-09 12:55:49
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 2017fzp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bzn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:28:49.950 (52.208125) DEC = -74:13:05.66 (-74.218239)
Discovery date: 2017-08-07 18:43:12 (JD=2457973.28)


Remarks: hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-07 18:43:12
Flux: 18.78 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-06 14:42:43
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/2017fzp