Discovery certificate for object 2017fzs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13025 [ 2017TNSTR.856....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-09 13:04:33
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 2017fzs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bzq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:13:20.540 (273.335583) DEC = -43:09:54.68 (-43.165189)
Discovery date: 2017-08-07 01:46:33 (JD=2457972.5739931)


Remarks: blue transient near faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-07 01:46:33
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-06 21:31:40
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/2017fzs