Discovery certificate for object 2017gez
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13179 [ 2017TNSTR.878....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-17 23:25:16
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 2017gez
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cbz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:47:05.690 (266.773708) DEC = -52:36:33.77 (-52.609381)
Discovery date: 2017-08-13 07:40:48 (JD=2457978.82)


Remarks: Long-term increase in brightness of Gaia source coincident with radio source PMN J1747-5236

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-13 07:40:48
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-13 03:27:21
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/2017gez