Discovery certificate for object 2017gzz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13860 [ 2017TNSTR1056....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-01 10:54:08
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 2017gzz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17clj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:53:06.080 (283.275333) DEC = -17:57:16.67 (-17.954631)
Discovery date: 2017-09-28 07:32:09 (JD=2458024.8139931)


Remarks: hostless blue Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-28 07:32:09
Flux: 17.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-09 00:27:21
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/2017gzz