Discovery certificate for object 2017jq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7961 [ 2017TNSTR..64....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-17 09:04:59
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 2017jq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17acu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:55:16.370 (13.818208) DEC = +14:43:55.85 (14.732181)
Discovery date: 2017-01-14 21:34:33 (JD=2457768.3989931)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy SDSS J005516.42+144356.2, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-14 21:34:33
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-11 18:02:52
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/2017jq