Discovery certificate for object 2018gpw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22916 [ 2018TNSTR1407....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-18 09:58:16
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 2018gpw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18crh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:26:38.290 (81.659542) DEC = -42:27:32.22 (-42.45895)
Discovery date: 2018-09-17 13:00:28 (JD=2458379.0419907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J05263890-4227307

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-17 13:00:28
Flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-20 14:58:33
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/2018gpw