Discovery certificate for object 2018nx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16740 [ 2018TNSTR.152....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-04 09:13:30
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 2018nx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ahx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:51:26.860 (357.861917) DEC = +45:16:58.40 (45.282889)
Discovery date: 2018-02-01 06:31:40 (JD=2458150.7719907)


Remarks: candidate SN near DSS and PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-01 06:31:40
Flux: 18.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-01 13:00:28
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/2018nx