Discovery certificate for object 2018kjn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26893 [ 2018TNSTR1963....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-22 00:41:43
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 2018kjn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dxf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:36:54.230 (189.225958) DEC = -37:56:13.06 (-37.936961)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 16:53:45 (JD=2458473.2039931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J12365423-3756128

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 16:53:45
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-13 21:51:50
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/2018kjn