Discovery certificate for object 2017jhg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15633 [ 2017TNSTR1499....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-30 10:38:35
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 2017jhg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dla
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:47:31.880 (236.882833) DEC = -66:11:19.39 (-66.188719)
Discovery date: 2017-12-28 22:24:57 (JD=2458116.4339931)


Remarks: blue hostless transient, rising

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-28 22:24:57
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-21 18:05:45
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/2017jhg