Discovery certificate for object 2017jen
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15549 [ 2017TNSTR1480....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-27 08:10:49
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 2017jen
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17djw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:04:17.750 (16.073958) DEC = -01:18:51.30 (-1.31425)
Discovery date: 2017-12-24 18:15:50 (JD=2458112.2609954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 1121690

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-24 18:15:50
Flux: 18.01 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-03 06:20:09
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/2017jen