Discovery certificate for object 2017ju
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7967 [ 2017TNSTR..64....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-17 09:27:58
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017ju
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ada
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:51:08.940 (267.78725) DEC = +16:39:22.64 (16.656289)
Discovery date: 2017-01-15 11:11:02.000 (JD=2457768.9659954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MFGC 14079, GS-TEC predicts SN II

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-15 11:11:02.000
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-14 19:00:28
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/2017ju