Discovery certificate for object 2017jdj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15511 [ 2017TNSTR1465....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-24 09:39:43
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 2017jdj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17djb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:21:23.390 (140.347458) DEC = +72:33:33.30 (72.55925)
Discovery date: 2017-12-22 19:58:04 (JD=2458110.3319907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy shaped object in PanSTARRS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-22 19:58:04
Flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-12 21:10:04
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/2017jdj