Discovery certificate for object 2018ee
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16418 [ 2018TNSTR..40....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-11 16:59:23
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 2018ee
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aco
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:09:24.900 (32.35375) DEC = -71:32:07.26 (-71.53535)
Discovery date: 2018-01-08 22:55:12 (JD=2458127.455)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J02092474-7132080, GS-TEC predicts AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-08 22:55:12
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-18 12:47:31
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/2018ee