Discovery certificate for object 2018gh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16481 [ 2018TNSTR..55....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-14 11:00:31
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 2018gh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18adh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:15:44.020 (183.933417) DEC = +39:05:22.49 (39.089581)
Discovery date: 2018-01-12 10:23:31 (JD=2458130.9329977)


Remarks: Candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J121544.37+390523.5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-12 10:23:31
Flux: 18.42 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-24 02:36:57
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/2018gh