Discovery certificate for object 2017jbo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15463 [ 2017TNSTR1451....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-21 11:01:38
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 2017jbo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dio
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:43:50.570 (10.960708) DEC = -73:25:12.94 (-73.420261)
Discovery date: 2017-11-13 11:52:48 (JD=2458070.995)


Remarks: blue transient towards SMC, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-13 11:52:48
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-16 01:58:04
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/2017jbo