Discovery certificate for object 2017fzx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13031 [ 2017TNSTR.859....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-10 09:59:55
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 2017fzx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bzu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:56:13.630 (74.056792) DEC = -22:49:00.37 (-22.816769)
Discovery date: 2017-08-05 23:44:09 (JD=2457971.4889931)


Remarks: blue transient near GALEXASC J045613.69-224858.3 and extended PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-05 23:44:09
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-22 08:41:16
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/2017fzx