Discovery certificate for object 2018erb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21292 [ 2018TNSTR1110....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-06 12:27:43
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 2018erb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cae
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:38:11.440 (39.547667) DEC = +26:01:09.12 (26.0192)
Discovery date: 2018-08-04 06:12:57 (JD=2458334.7589931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 1759391. GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-04 06:12:57
Flux: 18.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-19 13:13:26
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/2018erb