Discovery certificate for object 2018jiy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25835 [ 2018TNSTR1864....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-04 10:59:37
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 2018jiy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:34:59.020 (353.745917) DEC = -37:43:05.34 (-37.71815)
Discovery date: 2018-12-02 19:22:04 (JD=2458455.3069907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B233219.18-375935.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-02 19:22:04
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-30 01:52:19
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/2018jiy