Discovery certificate for object 2017jgf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15599 [ 2017TNSTR1491....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-29 10:42:43
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 2017jgf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dku
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:01:44.690 (195.436208) DEC = -24:30:47.30 (-24.513139)
Discovery date: 2017-12-27 09:37:26 (JD=2458114.9009954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J13014455-2430392

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-27 09:37:26
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-09 11:19:40
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/2017jgf