Discovery certificate for object 2018baa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17960 [ 2018TNSTR.532....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-23 14:17:36
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 2018baa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bab
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:38:26.710 (339.611292) DEC = -01:39:47.02 (-1.663061)
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 03:15:50 (JD=2458223.6359954)


Remarks: candidate SN rising near galaxy 2MASX J22382681-0139457, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 03:15:50
Flux: 19.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-15 01:59:31
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/2018baa