Discovery certificate for object 2017gzd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13835 [ 2017TNSTR1049....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-30 09:38:40
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 2017gzd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ckm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:48:17.300 (282.072083) DEC = -42:06:29.05 (-42.108069)
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 13:13:26 (JD=2458020.0509954)


Remarks: blue transient near extended blue DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 13:13:26
Flux: 17.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-13 00:54:43
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/2017gzd