Discovery certificate for object 2017jes
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15554 [ 2017TNSTR1480....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-27 19:14:53
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 2017jes
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17djz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:58:20.240 (44.584333) DEC = +51:54:36.72 (51.9102)
Discovery date: 2017-12-21 19:14:52 (JD=2458109.3019907)


Remarks: candidate CV, Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-21 19:14:52
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-14 10:19:12
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/2017jes