Discovery certificate for object 2018kjd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26877 [ 2018TNSTR1956....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 23:58:55
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 2018kjd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dwt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:53:23.120 (238.346333) DEC = +11:57:17.50 (11.954861)
Discovery date: 2018-12-18 23:28:19 (JD=2458471.4779977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy NGC 6007

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-18 23:28:19
Flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-05 17:11:02
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/2018kjd