Discovery certificate for object 2018jjc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25839 [ 2018TNSTR1864....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-04 11:02:45
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018jjc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dra
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:40:03.510 (70.014625) DEC = -29:15:38.77 (-29.260769)
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 12:25:55 (JD=2458456.0179977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J04400381-2915358

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 12:25:55
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-14 12:44:38
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/2018jjc