Discovery certificate for object 2018kwf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27364

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-27 17:28:11
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 2018kwf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dzo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:34:12.560 (233.552333) DEC = +07:06:43.34 (7.112039)
Discovery date: 2018-12-26 03:54:43 (JD=2458478.6629977)


Remarks: candidate SN in the centre of an edge-on galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-26 03:54:43
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 03:50:24
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/2018kwf