Discovery certificate for object 2017jpd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15921 [ 2018TNSTR...3....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-02 08:58:35
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 2017jpd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aag
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:27:35.510 (351.897958) DEC = +12:04:39.11 (12.077531)
Discovery date: 2017-12-31 06:23:02 (JD=2458118.7659954)


Remarks: Candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J23273539+1204295. GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-31 06:23:02
Flux: 18.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-14 17:26:52
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/2017jpd