Discovery certificate for object 2018kmc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26994 [ 2018TNSTR1966....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 14:26:16
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 2018kmc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dxt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:11:46.950 (32.945625) DEC = +21:49:01.02 (21.81695)
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 13:37:55 (JD=2458474.0679977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J021147.07+214901.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 13:37:55
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-03 12:20:09
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/2018kmc