Discovery certificate for object 2017jpa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15917 [ 2018TNSTR...1....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-01 10:42:27
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 2017jpa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aac
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:08:31.570 (332.131542) DEC = -44:24:47.38 (-44.413161)
Discovery date: 2017-12-30 11:18:14 (JD=2458117.9709954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J22083141-4424464, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-30 11:18:14
Flux: 18.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-19 06:23:02
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/2017jpa