Discovery certificate for object 2018gd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16476 [ 2018TNSTR..55....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-14 10:34:35
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 2018gd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18adc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:46:24.080 (71.600333) DEC = -62:35:58.96 (-62.599711)
Discovery date: 2018-01-11 10:46:33 (JD=2458129.9489931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 342407

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-11 10:46:33
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-14 17:03:50
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/2018gd