Discovery certificate for object 2018eos
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21212 [ 2018TNSTR1096....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-04 08:41:14
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 2018eos
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bze
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:52:55.450 (178.231042) DEC = +44:27:06.98 (44.451939)
Discovery date: 2018-07-20 06:02:52 (JD=2458319.7519907)


Remarks: blue transient rising near galaxy SDSS J115255.30+442702.9. GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-20 06:02:52
Flux: 19.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-08 06:33:07
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/2018eos