Discovery certificate for object 2018eqq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21280 [ 2018TNSTR1103....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-05 23:16:47
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: SN 2018eqq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bzv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:06:55.160 (46.729833) DEC = +41:30:32.90 (41.509139)
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 13:40:47 (JD=2458334.0699884)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy UGC 2536

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 13:40:47
Flux: 15.05 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-02 19:49:26
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/2018eqq