Discovery certificate for object 2018beq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18146 [ 2018TNSTR.581....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-05 11:06:06
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: SN 2018beq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bcz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:05:55.860 (151.48275) DEC = +34:29:52.15 (34.497819)
Discovery date: 2018-05-02 06:47:31 (JD=2458240.7829977)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint galaxy SDSS J100555.99+342952.7, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-02 06:47:31
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-10 06:53:16
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/2018beq