Discovery certificate for object 2018abe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17155 [ 2018TNSTR.311....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-07 12:13:23
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 2018abe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ano
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:23:17.800 (35.824167) DEC = +13:48:49.39 (13.813719)
Discovery date: 2018-03-05 12:53:16 (JD=2458183.0369907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J02231764+1348519

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-05 12:53:16
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-18 12:33:07
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/2018abe