Discovery certificate for object 2018ib
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16541 [ 2018TNSTR..84....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-18 11:34:31
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 2018ib
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ael
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:03:12.030 (105.800125) DEC = -36:54:40.75 (-36.911319)
Discovery date: 2018-01-16 16:27:50 (JD=2458135.1859954)


Remarks: candidate SN near extended DSS source, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-16 16:27:50
Flux: 17.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-05 12:37:26
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/2018ib