Discovery certificate for object 2017jct
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15494

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-22 11:18:32
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 2017jct
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dis
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:36:23.320 (24.097167) DEC = -37:19:13.84 (-37.320511)
Discovery date: 2017-11-22 11:52:48 (JD=2458079.995)


Remarks: candidate SN in emission-line galaxy NGC 633, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-22 11:52:48
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-28 12:14:24
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/2017jct