Discovery certificate for object 2017jyb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16206 [ 2018TNSTR...5....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-03 13:23:40
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 2017jyb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aar
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:59:43.670 (194.931958) DEC = -67:24:51.88 (-67.414411)
Discovery date: 2017-12-16 00:02:52 (JD=2458103.5019907)


Remarks: transient near Galactic Plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-16 00:02:52
Flux: 17.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-03 19:32:09
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/2017jyb