Discovery certificate for object 2018dxw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20657 [ 2018TNSTR.986....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-15 12:14:52
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018dxw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18buf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:07:05.940 (286.77475) DEC = +37:52:30.00 (37.875)
Discovery date: 2018-06-27 01:13:26.000 (JD=2458296.5509954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J19070571+3752221, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-27 01:13:26.000
Flux: 19.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-17 02:18:14
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/2018dxw