Discovery certificate for object 2018gqw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22953 [ 2018TNSTR1413....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-19 11:37:23
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 2018gqw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18crp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:57:06.420 (194.27675) DEC = -46:52:05.59 (-46.868219)
Discovery date: 2018-09-05 15:48:57 (JD=2458367.1589931)


Remarks: candidate SN near group of galaxies, rising

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-05 15:48:57
Flux: 16.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-05 14:02:24
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/2018gqw