Discovery certificate for object 2017jel
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15546 [ 2017TNSTR1480....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-27 08:08:21
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 2017jel
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17djt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:42:16.820 (70.570083) DEC = +65:55:19.96 (65.922211)
Discovery date: 2017-12-24 13:37:55 (JD=2458112.0679977)


Remarks: fast declining transient, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-24 13:37:55
Flux: 18.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-07 03:17:16
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/2017jel