Discovery certificate for object 2018gqv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22952 [ 2018TNSTR1413....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-19 11:35:04
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 2018gqv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cro
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:59:08.780 (179.786583) DEC = -53:24:20.09 (-53.405581)
Discovery date: 2018-09-18 01:56:38 (JD=2458379.5809954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy ESO 171-4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-18 01:56:38
Flux: 17.01 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-03 03:38:52
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/2018gqv