Discovery certificate for object 2017jba
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15444 [ 2017TNSTR1441....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 18:51:22
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 2017jba
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dib
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:22:14.190 (215.559125) DEC = +30:38:17.81 (30.638281)
Discovery date: 2017-12-18 08:39:50 (JD=2458105.8609954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J142214.23+303817.5 GS-TEC SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-18 08:39:50
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-24 16:23:31
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/2017jba