Discovery certificate for object 2017jdt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15525 [ 2017TNSTR1469....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-25 00:48:35
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 2017jdt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17djn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:18:56.090 (214.733708) DEC = -37:07:32.88 (-37.1258)
Discovery date: 2017-12-17 11:29:45 (JD=2458104.9789931)


Remarks: rising, hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-17 11:29:45
Flux: 19.17 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-12 19:24:57
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/2017jdt