Discovery certificate for object 2018il
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16551 [ 2018TNSTR..87....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-19 12:24:43
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 2018il
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aet
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:27:23.660 (171.848583) DEC = +06:31:02.14 (6.517261)
Discovery date: 2018-01-16 22:59:31 (JD=2458135.4579977)


Remarks: candidate SN rising near galaxy SDSS J112724.06+063108.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-16 22:59:31
Flux: 18.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-29 03:28:48
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/2018il