Discovery certificate for object 2018eek
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20881 [ 2018TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-27 11:26:52
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 2018eek
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bwr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:28:13.250 (172.055208) DEC = +63:54:12.10 (63.903361)
Discovery date: 2018-07-25 06:27:21 (JD=2458324.7689931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J112813.50+635414.6, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-25 06:27:21
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-25 04:40:48
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/2018eek