Discovery certificate for object 2018emp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21140 [ 2018TNSTR1068....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-01 09:42:46
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018emp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18byi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:49:37.280 (207.405333) DEC = -48:18:05.08 (-48.301411)
Discovery date: 2018-07-30 14:54:14.000 (JD=2458330.1209954)


Remarks: candidate SN, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-30 14:54:14.000
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-18 23:11:02
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/2018emp