Discovery certificate for object 2017jdu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15526 [ 2017TNSTR1469....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-25 00:50:11
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 2017jdu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17djo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:15:17.820 (213.82425) DEC = -35:27:44.21 (-35.462281)
Discovery date: 2017-12-23 15:47:31 (JD=2458111.1579977)


Remarks: declining hostless transient coincident with CV Candidate CRTS SSS110525 J141518-352744

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-23 15:47:31
Flux: 17.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-17 09:43:12
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/2017jdu