Discovery certificate for object 2018eov
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21215 [ 2018TNSTR1096....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-04 08:43:26
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: SN 2018eov
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bzh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:15:17.420 (243.822583) DEC = -61:07:53.54 (-61.131539)
Discovery date: 2018-08-02 08:36:57 (JD=2458332.8589931)


Remarks: bright transient near galaxy 2MFGC 13057

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-02 08:36:57
Flux: 16.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-02 16:36:28
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/2018eov