Discovery certificate for object 2017jdf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15507 [ 2017TNSTR1462....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-23 09:31:35
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 2017jdf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17diz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:54:21.230 (358.588458) DEC = -64:16:02.50 (-64.267361)
Discovery date: 2017-11-15 18:00:00 (JD=2458073.25)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-15 18:00:00
Flux: 19.21 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-15 20:09:36
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/2017jdf