Discovery certificate for object 2018jne
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25992 [ 2018TNSTR1892....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-09 08:10:44
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 2018jne
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dsa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:51:08.510 (252.785458) DEC = +25:02:13.13 (25.036981)
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 16:59:31.000 (JD=2458458.2079977)


Remarks: blue transient near centre of galaxy SDSS J165108.50+250213.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 16:59:31.000
Flux: 19.07 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-13 11:18:14
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/2018jne