Discovery certificate for object 2017jfr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15583 [ 2017TNSTR1485....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-28 22:57:28
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 2017jfr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dkf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:16:16.280 (109.067833) DEC = +68:02:28.50 (68.04125)
Discovery date: 2017-12-26 07:53:45 (JD=2458113.8289931)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue transient on faint DSS source, nothing visible in PanSTARRS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-26 07:53:45
Flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-11 09:20:09
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/2017jfr