Discovery certificate for object 2018kuo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27303 [ 2018TNSTR1972....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 23:35:40
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 2018kuo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dyl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:19:39.940 (79.916417) DEC = -43:05:58.02 (-43.09945)
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 12:18:43 (JD=2458476.0129977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J05193955-4305517

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 12:18:43
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-26 14:08:09
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/2018kuo