Discovery certificate for object 2018jlg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25916 [ 2018TNSTR1880....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-06 11:07:07
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 2018jlg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18drq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:48:19.400 (237.080833) DEC = +30:24:12.89 (30.403581)
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 23:13:55 (JD=2458457.4679977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J154819.34+302415.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 23:13:55
Flux: 18.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-12 23:31:12
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/2018jlg