Discovery certificate for object 2018elz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21118 [ 2018TNSTR1060....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-31 11:19:04
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 2018elz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bxz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:54:11.780 (178.549083) DEC = +31:21:24.77 (31.356881)
Discovery date: 2018-07-29 16:10:33 (JD=2458329.1739931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J11541198+3121284, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-29 16:10:33
Flux: 18.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-15 23:48:28
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/2018elz