Discovery certificate for object 2017jyc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16207 [ 2018TNSTR...5....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-03 13:24:59
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 2017jyc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aas
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:48:32.070 (327.133625) DEC = -50:41:00.71 (-50.683531)
Discovery date: 2017-12-30 06:57:36 (JD=2458117.79)


Remarks: candidate SN near centre of galaxy 2MASX J21483188-5041009

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-30 06:57:36
Flux: 19.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-17 14:06:43
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/2017jyc