Discovery certificate for object 2017jhe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15629 [ 2017TNSTR1499....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-30 10:18:59
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 2017jhe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dkw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:14:03.610 (18.515042) DEC = +41:56:12.98 (41.936939)
Discovery date: 2017-12-28 19:01:55 (JD=2458116.2929977)


Remarks: blue transient approx 10 arcsec from faint extended source in PanSTARRS (also visible in DSS)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-28 19:01:55
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-13 08:45:36
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/2017jhe