Discovery certificate for object 2017jgb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15595 [ 2017TNSTR1491....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-29 10:26:41
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 2017jgb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dkq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:53:29.890 (358.374542) DEC = -17:26:47.29 (-17.446469)
Discovery date: 2017-12-27 05:52:48 (JD=2458114.745)


Remarks: candidate SN <2 arcsecs from centre of galaxy 6dFGS gJ235329.9-172648

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-27 05:52:48
Flux: 18.78 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-27 02:08:09
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/2017jgb