Discovery certificate for object 2018lae
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27501 [ 2018TNSTR2001....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-29 11:39:59
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 2018lae
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18eal
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:32:33.180 (263.13825) DEC = +76:27:32.94 (76.45915)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 02:52:48 (JD=2458480.62)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 2771185

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 02:52:48
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-22 05:29:45
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/2018lae