Discovery certificate for object 2018ecv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20831 [ 2018TNSTR1030....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 05:57:52
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 2018ecv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bvi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:49:20.950 (342.337292) DEC = -03:51:41.65 (-3.861569)
Discovery date: 2018-07-10 12:36:00 (JD=2458310.025)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 6dFGS gJ224921.3-035150, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-10 12:36:00
Flux: 19.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-01 08:54:14
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/2018ecv