Discovery certificate for object 2017ggz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13233 [ 2017TNSTR.909....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-24 10:38:11
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 2017ggz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ccb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:54:05.130 (268.521375) DEC = -32:33:28.22 (-32.557839)
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 03:48:57 (JD=2457981.6589931)


Remarks: ~1.4 mag increase in brightness of Gaia Galactic plane source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 03:48:57
Flux: 15.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-06 03:43:12
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/2017ggz