Discovery certificate for object 2018kxa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27397 [ 2018TNSTR1993....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 11:37:17
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 2018kxa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dzv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:45:11.260 (221.296917) DEC = -34:44:04.06 (-34.734461)
Discovery date: 2018-12-26 10:39:21 (JD=2458478.9439931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASXI J1445115-344405

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-26 10:39:21
Flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-23 16:17:45
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/2018kxa