Discovery certificate for object 2018ent
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21182 [ 2018TNSTR1083....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-03 18:23:22
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 2018ent
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18byv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:20:21.810 (215.090875) DEC = -41:59:20.40 (-41.989)
Discovery date: 2018-08-01 15:00:00 (JD=2458332.125)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-01 15:00:00
Flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-25 02:55:40
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/2018ent