Discovery certificate for object 2018flw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21957 [ 2018TNSTR1255....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-29 14:25:23
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 2018flw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cil
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:59:21.060 (89.83775) DEC = -32:01:05.84 (-32.018289)
Discovery date: 2018-08-21 06:59:02 (JD=2458351.7909954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J05592117-3201082

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-21 06:59:02
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-10 02:09:36
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/2018flw