Discovery certificate for object 2017gzt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13853 [ 2017TNSTR1056....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-01 10:27:26
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 2017gzt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17clc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:26:04.060 (276.516917) DEC = -18:48:18.58 (-18.805161)
Discovery date: 2017-09-27 01:33:36 (JD=2458023.565)


Remarks: 1.5 mag increase in Galactic plane Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-27 01:33:36
Flux: 17.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-20 20:06:43
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/2017gzt