Discovery certificate for object 2018gwr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23141 [ 2018TNSTR1460....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-28 10:38:10
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: SN 2018gwr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cug
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:11:18.720 (47.828) DEC = +01:19:00.84 (1.3169)
Discovery date: 2018-09-17 06:10:04 (JD=2458378.7569907)


Remarks: transient close to X-ray source in ring galaxy IC 298A

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-17 06:10:04
Flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-09 00:36:00
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/2018gwr