Discovery certificate for object 2017jpc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15919 [ 2018TNSTR...3....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-02 08:54:49
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 2017jpc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aae
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:34:55.200 (68.73) DEC = +73:38:58.24 (73.649511)
Discovery date: 2017-12-21 01:37:55 (JD=2458108.5679977)


Remarks: Candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J04345568+7338596

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-21 01:37:55
Flux: 17.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-07 22:56:38
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/2017jpc