Discovery certificate for object 2017gac
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13036 [ 2017TNSTR.859....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-10 10:06:19
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 2017gac
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bzz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:23:19.390 (65.830792) DEC = -42:34:11.03 (-42.569731)
Discovery date: 2017-08-05 18:07:12 (JD=2457971.255)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B042141.70-424105.5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-05 18:07:12
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-28 14:41:16
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/2017gac