Discovery certificate for object 2018itw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25293 [ 2018TNSTR1807....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-21 18:01:00
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 2018itw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dms
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:36:10.580 (129.044083) DEC = -78:51:30.60 (-78.8585)
Discovery date: 2018-11-20 00:40:19 (JD=2458442.5279977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J08360891-7851331

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-20 00:40:19
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-29 18:44:38
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/2018itw