Discovery certificate for object 2018ij
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16549 [ 2018TNSTR..87....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-19 12:22:09
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 2018ij
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aer
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:38:18.100 (279.575417) DEC = +37:12:46.37 (37.212881)
Discovery date: 2018-01-17 07:24:57 (JD=2458135.8089931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2095371

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-17 07:24:57
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-05 21:36:00
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/2018ij