Discovery certificate for object 2017jay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15442 [ 2017TNSTR1441....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 18:42:13
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 2017jay
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dhz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:15:34.950 (213.895625) DEC = -48:23:47.51 (-48.396531)
Discovery date: 2017-12-17 15:56:09 (JD=2458105.1639931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy shaped object in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-17 15:56:09
Flux: 17.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-12 15:01:26
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/2017jay