Discovery certificate for object 2018ul
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16932 [ 2018TNSTR.218....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-14 23:36:33
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 2018ul
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18akd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:36:27.020 (99.112583) DEC = +00:55:54.41 (0.931781)
Discovery date: 2018-02-09 11:12:28 (JD=2458158.9669907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy ZOA J063626.882+005556.41

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-09 11:12:28
Flux: 18.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-19 18:20:09
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/2018ul