Discovery certificate for object 2018glj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22778 [ 2018TNSTR1399....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-17 07:40:02
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018glj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cqy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:38:09.800 (234.540833) DEC = +03:37:23.56 (3.623211)
Discovery date: 2018-09-15 21:08:38.000 (JD=2458377.3809954)


Remarks: candidate SN in starforming galaxy 2MASX J15380998+0337255

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-15 21:08:38.000
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-10 23:26:52
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/2018glj