Discovery certificate for object 2017gzn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13845 [ 2017TNSTR1056....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-01 00:29:30
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 2017gzn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ckv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:09:21.340 (347.338917) DEC = -49:02:13.88 (-49.037189)
Discovery date: 2017-09-25 06:34:33 (JD=2458021.7739931)


Remarks: blue transient near faint smudge in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-25 06:34:33
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-21 18:34:33
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/2017gzn