Discovery certificate for object 2017jbb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15445 [ 2017TNSTR1441....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 18:52:06
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 2017jbb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dic
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:24:18.210 (36.075875) DEC = -02:43:25.18 (-2.723661)
Discovery date: 2017-12-08 00:08:38 (JD=2458095.5059954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J02241831-0243268, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-08 00:08:38
Flux: 18.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-13 05:15:21
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/2017jbb