Discovery certificate for object 2018lcg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27577 [ 2018TNSTR2008....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-30 13:00:17
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 2018lcg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18eav
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:31:26.930 (262.862208) DEC = +83:53:11.00 (83.886389)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 02:48:28 (JD=2458481.6169907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASS J17312772+8353128

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 02:48:28
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-21 15:51:50
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/2018lcg