Discovery certificate for object 2017gzw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13856 [ 2017TNSTR1056....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-01 10:40:33
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 2017gzw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17clf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:19:33.620 (229.890083) DEC = +26:22:14.81 (26.370781)
Discovery date: 2017-09-05 16:13:26 (JD=2458002.1759954)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint galaxy SDSS J151933.70+262215.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-05 16:13:26
Flux: 20.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-05 14:26:52
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/2017gzw