Discovery certificate for object 2017jab
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15417 [ 2017TNSTR1441....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 13:45:28
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 2017jab
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dhu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:31:44.910 (202.937125) DEC = -60:03:28.62 (-60.05795)
Discovery date: 2017-12-16 04:07:40 (JD=2458103.6719907)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient near faint DSS smudge

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-16 04:07:40
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-31 13:32:09
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/2017jab