Discovery certificate for object 2017gzq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13848 [ 2017TNSTR1056....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-01 10:06:45
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 2017gzq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ckx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:47:55.340 (116.980583) DEC = +34:02:11.58 (34.03655)
Discovery date: 2017-09-26 22:07:40 (JD=2458023.4219907)


Remarks: candidate SN in low surface brightness galaxy 2MFGC 6177

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-26 22:07:40
Flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-14 23:19:40
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/2017gzq