Discovery certificate for object 2018elr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21109 [ 2018TNSTR1056....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-30 16:58:52
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 2018elr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bxs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:57:43.960 (194.433167) DEC = -48:54:30.85 (-48.908569)
Discovery date: 2018-07-28 14:54:14 (JD=2458328.1209954)


Remarks: candidate SN near DSS blob, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-28 14:54:14
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-22 15:21:36
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/2018elr