Discovery certificate for object 2018km
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16624 [ 2018TNSTR.114....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-24 15:29:06
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 2018km
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18agl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:16:13.630 (49.056792) DEC = -15:00:46.98 (-15.01305)
Discovery date: 2018-01-22 05:21:07 (JD=2458140.7229977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 916894

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-22 05:21:07
Flux: 18.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-23 07:17:45
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/2018km