Discovery certificate for object 2018jrp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26164 [ 2018TNSTR1912....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-12 10:31:52
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 2018jrp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dtf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:23:51.790 (215.965792) DEC = +20:19:53.54 (20.331539)
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 05:38:24 (JD=2458461.735)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J142351.74+201950.5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 05:38:24
Flux: 18.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-09 03:59:02
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/2018jrp