Discovery certificate for object 2018we
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16985 [ 2018TNSTR.241....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-18 15:29:18
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018we
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18alj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:09:56.710 (257.486292) DEC = +82:00:02.92 (82.000811)
Discovery date: 2018-02-12 18:47:31 (JD=2458162.2829977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy shaped object in DSS and PanSTARRS GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-12 18:47:31
Flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-07 01:46:33
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/2018we