Discovery certificate for object 2018edm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20852 [ 2018TNSTR1030....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 21:50:56
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 2018edm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bvy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:19:57.140 (169.988083) DEC = +17:01:39.47 (17.027631)
Discovery date: 2018-07-13 11:29:45 (JD=2458312.9789931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J111957.13+170139.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-13 11:29:45
Flux: 20.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-04 06:07:12
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/2018edm