Discovery certificate for object 2018lmy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29397 [ 2019TNSTR.169....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-30 09:47:43
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: SN 2018lmy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aim
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:24:27.780 (276.11575) DEC = +46:37:09.52 (46.619311)
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 22:46:33 (JD=2458474.4489931)


Remarks: blue transient near faint PanSTARRS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 22:46:33
Flux: 17.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-21 21:00:00
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/2018lmy