Discovery certificate for object 2017gzs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13851 [ 2017TNSTR1056....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-01 10:19:14
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 2017gzs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cla
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:12:12.240 (243.051) DEC = +15:12:33.66 (15.20935)
Discovery date: 2017-09-27 08:16:47 (JD=2458023.8449884)


Remarks: candidate SN near AGN 2MASS J16121210+1512330

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-27 08:16:47
Flux: 17.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-31 14:25:26
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/2017gzs