Discovery certificate for object 2017gzb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13833 [ 2017TNSTR1049....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-30 09:19:59
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 2017gzb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ckk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:17:49.280 (319.455333) DEC = -53:30:52.92 (-53.5147)
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 12:47:31 (JD=2458020.0329977)


Remarks: blue transient near faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 12:47:31
Flux: 18.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-22 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/2017gzb