Discovery certificate for object 2018lk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16656 [ 2018TNSTR.127....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-27 14:51:04
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 2018lk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18agx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:04:39.480 (76.1645) DEC = -14:11:25.94 (-14.190539)
Discovery date: 2018-01-25 05:03:50 (JD=2458143.7109954)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint galaxy shaped source in PanSTARRS, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-25 05:03:50
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-29 19:03:21
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/2018lk