Discovery certificate for object 2017jyp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16236 [ 2018TNSTR..13....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-05 20:45:36
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 2017jyp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18abg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:28:16.370 (337.068208) DEC = +22:49:25.18 (22.823661)
Discovery date: 2017-12-04 01:01:55 (JD=2458091.5429977)


Remarks: declining transient near galaxy SDSS J222816.33+224930.6

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-04 01:01:55
Flux: 18.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-25 03:48:57
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/2017jyp