Discovery certificate for object 2017gzp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13847 [ 2017TNSTR1056....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-01 10:03:16
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 2017gzp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ckw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:46:52.120 (281.717167) DEC = -28:32:52.91 (-28.548031)
Discovery date: 2017-09-26 01:23:31 (JD=2458022.5579977)


Remarks: blue Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-26 01:23:31
Flux: 17.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-10 00:38:52
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/2017gzp