Discovery certificate for object 2018jx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16604 [ 2018TNSTR.106....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-23 14:01:19
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: AT 2018jx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18age
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:23:54.190 (35.975792) DEC = -11:42:27.94 (-11.707761)
Discovery date: 2018-01-21 17:32:38 (JD=2458140.2309954)


Remarks: blue transient near faint PanSTARRS source, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-21 17:32:38
Flux: 18.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-18 06:05:45
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/2018jx