Discovery certificate for object 2017jfq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15582 [ 2017TNSTR1485....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-28 22:56:19
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 2017jfq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dke
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:20:46.560 (170.194) DEC = +41:59:54.17 (41.998381)
Discovery date: 2017-12-26 02:32:38 (JD=2458113.6059954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J112046.80+415947.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-26 02:32:38
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-20 21:12:57
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/2017jfq