Discovery certificate for object 2017jde
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15506 [ 2017TNSTR1462....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-23 09:28:59
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 2017jde
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17diy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:26:44.510 (246.685458) DEC = -72:30:36.54 (-72.51015)
Discovery date: 2017-12-21 06:12:57 (JD=2458108.7589931)


Remarks: blue transient near faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-21 06:12:57
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-07 13:49:26
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/2017jde