Discovery certificate for object 2017jz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7975 [ 2017TNSTR..64....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-17 15:38:45
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 2017jz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ade
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:29:00.350 (337.251458) DEC = +26:37:06.92 (26.618589)
Discovery date: 2017-01-15 16:07:40 (JD=2457769.1719907)


Remarks: 4 mag brightening in faint Gaia source, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-15 16:07:40
Flux: 16.1 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-21 00:05:45
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/2017jz