Discovery certificate for object 2018eou
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21214 [ 2018TNSTR1096....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-04 08:42:37
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 2018eou
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bzg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:26:00.980 (276.504083) DEC = -68:11:10.61 (-68.186281)
Discovery date: 2018-08-02 10:09:07 (JD=2458332.9229977)


Remarks: blue transient next to faint fuzzy DSS object. GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-02 10:09:07
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-02 08:23:59
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/2018eou