Discovery certificate for object 2018jnj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26001 [ 2018TNSTR1892....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-09 08:22:48
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2018jnj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dsj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:56:17.350 (359.072292) DEC = -25:18:21.56 (-25.305989)
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 19:24:57 (JD=2458458.3089931)


Remarks: source near nucleus of galaxy 2MASS J23561735-2518211 brightens by 0.6 and becomes bluer

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 19:24:57
Flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-29 09:02:52
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/2018jnj