Discovery certificate for object 2018ia
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16539 [ 2018TNSTR..84....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-18 10:57:14
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 2018ia
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aej
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:41:16.520 (340.318833) DEC = +03:50:07.51 (3.835419)
Discovery date: 2018-01-17 00:18:43 (JD=2458135.5129977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J224115.82+035006.4, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-17 00:18:43
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-03 01:59:31
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/2018ia