Discovery certificate for object 2017imj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14980 [ 2017TNSTR1312....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-24 16:49:27
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: SN 2017imj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dah
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:10:17.060 (2.571083) DEC = -40:41:00.02 (-40.683339)
Discovery date: 2017-11-21 12:07:12 (JD=2458079.005)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B000745.40-405743.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-21 12:07:12
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-07 00:34:33
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/2017imj