Discovery certificate for object 2018kjc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26876 [ 2018TNSTR1956....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 23:58:24
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 2018kjc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dws
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:38:14.680 (204.561167) DEC = -21:18:11.59 (-21.303219)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 12:17:16 (JD=2458472.0119907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 830015

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 12:17:16
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-01 17:06:43
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/2018kjc