Discovery certificate for object 2017jzs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16477 [ 2018TNSTR..55....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-14 10:40:27
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 2017jzs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18add
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:09:54.820 (62.478417) DEC = -61:42:42.23 (-61.711731)
Discovery date: 2017-12-15 11:06:43 (JD=2458102.9629977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 353092, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-15 11:06:43
Flux: 17.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-11 05:54:14
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/2017jzs