Discovery certificate for object 2018ees
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20891 [ 2018TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-27 11:54:15
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 2018ees
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bxb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:40:45.620 (355.190083) DEC = +27:40:13.84 (27.670511)
Discovery date: 2018-06-30 02:08:09 (JD=2458299.5889931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J23404549+2740141

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-30 02:08:09
Flux: 17.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-01 00:30:14
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/2018ees