Discovery certificate for object 2018fmm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21977 [ 2018TNSTR1255....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-29 22:10:49
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 2018fmm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cje
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:51:30.370 (87.876542) DEC = -69:27:28.84 (-69.458011)
Discovery date: 2018-08-23 13:39:21 (JD=2458354.0689931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASS6X J05513043-6927303

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-23 13:39:21
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-19 09:57:36
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/2018fmm