Discovery certificate for object 2018baj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17978 [ 2018TNSTR.532....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-23 20:34:25
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 2018baj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bae
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:19:18.310 (214.826292) DEC = +45:45:35.60 (45.759889)
Discovery date: 2018-04-20 11:49:55 (JD=2458228.9929977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J141918.02+454532.4, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-20 11:49:55
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-08 07:19:12
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/2018baj