Discovery certificate for object 2017gzj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13841 [ 2017TNSTR1056....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-01 00:18:38
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017gzj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ckr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:56:07.420 (269.030917) DEC = -26:24:40.14 (-26.41115)
Discovery date: 2017-09-24 13:30:43 (JD=2458021.0629977)


Remarks: red transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-24 13:30:43
Flux: 17.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-17 20:11:02
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/2017gzj