Discovery certificate for object 2017jdr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15523 [ 2017TNSTR1469....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-25 00:46:15
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 2017jdr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17djl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:43:14.730 (220.811375) DEC = -47:32:33.22 (-47.542561)
Discovery date: 2017-12-23 16:00:28 (JD=2458111.1669907)


Remarks: declining, hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-23 16:00:28
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-21 09:59:02
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/2017jdr