Discovery certificate for object 2017jya
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16201 [ 2018TNSTR...5....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-03 13:07:28
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 2017jya
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aam
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:57:58.370 (344.493208) DEC = -06:44:56.58 (-6.74905)
Discovery date: 2017-12-31 18:01:26 (JD=2458119.2509954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy SDSS J225758.48-064451.6

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-31 18:01:26
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-28 08:25:26
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/2017jya