Discovery certificate for object 2018eel
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20882 [ 2018TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-27 11:28:59
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 2018eel
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bws
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:19:11.330 (349.797208) DEC = -66:40:37.45 (-66.677069)
Discovery date: 2018-07-25 13:53:45 (JD=2458325.0789931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy ESO 110-8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-25 13:53:45
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-09 20:13:55
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/2018eel