Discovery certificate for object 2017ji
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7951 [ 2017TNSTR..61....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-16 18:27:44
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017ji
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ack
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:14:59.880 (348.7495) DEC = +14:59:35.66 (14.993239)
Discovery date: 2017-01-12 21:53:16 (JD=2457766.4119907)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy in a cluster of galaxies [SPD2011] 45835, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-12 21:53:16
Flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-17 16:10:33
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/2017ji