Discovery certificate for object 2017jem
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15547

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-27 08:09:08
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 2017jem
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dju
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:12:08.310 (3.034625) DEC = -33:45:31.50 (-33.75875)
Discovery date: 2017-12-24 17:36:57 (JD=2458112.2339931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGS495Z027

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-24 17:36:57
Flux: 18.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-23 07:56:38
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/2017jem