Discovery certificate for object 2017gze
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13836 [ 2017TNSTR1049....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-30 09:42:27
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 2017gze
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ckn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:25:39.720 (276.4155) DEC = -39:23:30.52 (-39.391811)
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 07:17:45 (JD=2458019.8039931)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 07:17:45
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-10 12:51:50
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/2017gze