Discovery certificate for object 2017jgd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15597 [ 2017TNSTR1491....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-29 10:30:49
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 2017jgd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dks
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:11:26.140 (32.858917) DEC = +52:24:39.38 (52.410939)
Discovery date: 2017-12-27 21:02:52 (JD=2458115.3769907)


Remarks: blue transient on very faint source in PanSTARRS near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-27 21:02:52
Flux: 17.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-17 14:57:07
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/2017jgd