Discovery certificate for object 2018gee
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22544 [ 2018TNSTR1354....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-11 09:22:25
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 2018gee
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cob
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:49:20.560 (177.335667) DEC = -48:43:38.21 (-48.727281)
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 07:49:26 (JD=2458365.8259954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J11492103-4843387

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 07:49:26
Flux: 18.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-25 22:39:21
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/2018gee