Discovery certificate for object 2017jfw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15590 [ 2017TNSTR1485....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-28 23:08:43
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: SN 2017jfw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dkm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:27:53.770 (201.974042) DEC = -29:37:06.74 (-29.618539)
Discovery date: 2017-12-26 09:43:12 (JD=2458113.905)


Remarks: candidate SN declining near galaxy NGC 5153, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-26 09:43:12
Flux: 18.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-11 23:22:33
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/2017jfw