Discovery certificate for object 2017gjt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13311 [ 2017TNSTR.933....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-30 13:45:53
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 2017gjt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cdl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:41:17.050 (355.321042) DEC = +41:37:36.62 (41.626839)
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 10:01:55.000 (JD=2457988.9179977)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint galaxy SDSS J234116.94+4137. GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 10:01:55.000
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-14 06:40:19
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/2017gjt