Discovery certificate for object 2018ceq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19091 [ 2018TNSTR.755....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-05 10:46:28
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 2018ceq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bjj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:40:31.830 (355.132625) DEC = +45:03:41.33 (45.061481)
Discovery date: 2018-05-29 00:11:31 (JD=2458267.5079977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J234031.80+450342.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-29 00:11:31
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-01 06:34:33
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/2018ceq