Discovery certificate for object 2017jdp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15521 [ 2017TNSTR1469....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-25 00:43:56
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 2017jdp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17djj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:16:41.650 (4.173542) DEC = -40:28:52.28 (-40.481189)
Discovery date: 2017-12-23 19:17:45 (JD=2458111.3039931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 585895 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-23 19:17:45
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-24 12:23:02
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/2017jdp