Discovery certificate for object 2018eqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21270 [ 2018TNSTR1103....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-05 22:51:00
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 2018eqk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bzm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:01:24.880 (195.353667) DEC = +16:59:37.43 (16.993731)
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 03:57:36 (JD=2458333.665)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J130125.00+165936.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 03:57:36
Flux: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-08 17:49:55
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/2018eqk