Discovery certificate for object 2018jjf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25843 [ 2018TNSTR1864....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-04 11:04:29
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: SN 2018jjf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dre
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:43:47.410 (40.947542) DEC = -36:31:00.95 (-36.516931)
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 18:48:57 (JD=2458456.2839931)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 18:48:57
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-14 14:57:07
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/2018jjf