Discovery certificate for object 2017joz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15915 [ 2018TNSTR...1....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-01 10:37:26
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 2017joz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aaa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:49:50.840 (162.461833) DEC = +28:06:14.72 (28.104089)
Discovery date: 2017-12-30 02:47:02 (JD=2458117.6159954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J104950.77+280620.8, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-30 02:47:02
Flux: 17.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-23 11:12:28
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/2017joz