Discovery certificate for object 2017jga
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15594 [ 2017TNSTR1491....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-29 10:23:39
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 2017jga
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dkp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:47:07.300 (176.780417) DEC = +18:50:39.52 (18.844311)
Discovery date: 2017-12-27 08:55:40 (JD=2458114.8719907)


Remarks: candidate SN in starforming galaxy SDSS J114707.22+185038.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-27 08:55:40
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-26 17:03:50
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/2017jga