Discovery certificate for object 2017jio
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15696 [ 2017TNSTR1503....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-31 10:52:06
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 2017jio
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dlf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:16:32.240 (349.134333) DEC = -20:14:40.63 (-20.244619)
Discovery date: 2017-12-29 01:33:36 (JD=2458116.565)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J23163191-2014358

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-29 01:33:36
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-25 20:13:55
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/2017jio