Discovery certificate for object 2017jdi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15510 [ 2017TNSTR1465....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-24 09:38:01
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 2017jdi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dja
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:20:52.740 (50.21975) DEC = +58:13:14.16 (58.2206)
Discovery date: 2017-12-22 07:23:31 (JD=2458109.8079977)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient on faint red PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-22 07:23:31
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-01 09:11:31
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/2017jdi