Discovery certificate for object 2018jjd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25840 [ 2018TNSTR1864....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-04 11:03:11
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 2018jjd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18drb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:24:20.050 (66.083542) DEC = -31:59:14.78 (-31.987439)
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 00:28:48.000 (JD=2458455.52)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint DSS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 00:28:48.000
Flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-15 00:48:57
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/2018jjd