Discovery certificate for object 2018og
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16750 [ 2018TNSTR.152....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-04 09:28:26
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 2018og
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aih
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:49:24.060 (192.35025) DEC = -46:55:39.25 (-46.927569)
Discovery date: 2018-02-01 21:25:55 (JD=2458151.3929977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J12492341-4655314 GS-TEC predicts SN II

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-01 21:25:55
Flux: 18.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-30 11:45:36
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/2018og