Discovery certificate for object 2018gus
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23086 [ 2018TNSTR1451....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-26 09:15:50
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 2018gus
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cto
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:57:22.700 (224.344583) DEC = -43:43:37.09 (-43.726969)
Discovery date: 2018-09-05 08:25:26 (JD=2458366.8509954)


Remarks: candidate SN close to galaxy 2MASX J14572214-4343386

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-05 08:25:26
Flux: 18.24 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-02 22:43:40
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/2018gus