Discovery certificate for object 2018lev
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27674 [ 2019TNSTR...4....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-01 16:25:23
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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: SN 2018lev
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aac
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:13:08.170 (228.284042) DEC = +41:15:49.32 (41.2637)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 21:28:48 (JD=2458482.395)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy NGC 5888

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 21:28:48
Flux: 18.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-01 23:22:33
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/2018lev