Discovery certificate for object 2018lcf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27574

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-30 12:58:32
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 2018lcf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18eas
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:39:30.780 (54.87825) DEC = -55:02:51.79 (-55.047719)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 00:15:50 (JD=2458481.5109954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MFGC 3035

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 00:15:50
Flux: 18.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-23 01:04:48
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/2018lcf