Discovery certificate for object 2018edr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20859 [ 2018TNSTR1030....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 22:18:49
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 2018edr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bwf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:20:13.070 (170.054458) DEC = +03:02:28.64 (3.041289)
Discovery date: 2018-07-08 09:31:40.000 (JD=2458307.8969907)


Remarks: candidate SN near centre of galaxy 2MASX J11201305+0302277

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-08 09:31:40.000
Flux: 17.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-02 23:52:48
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/2018edr