Discovery certificate for object 2018kwe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27363 [ 2018TNSTR1989....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-27 17:27:41
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 2018kwe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dzn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:22:09.670 (245.540292) DEC = +37:52:00.70 (37.866861)
Discovery date: 2018-12-25 21:24:28 (JD=2458478.3919907)


Remarks: candidate SN in the centre of a galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-25 21:24:28
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-30 23:08:09
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/2018kwe