Discovery certificate for object 2018wh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16988 [ 2018TNSTR.241....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-18 15:33:09
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 2018wh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18alm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:47:17.630 (311.823458) DEC = -84:37:27.73 (-84.624369)
Discovery date: 2018-02-12 17:18:14 (JD=2458162.2209954)


Remarks: candidate SN near the centre of galaxy 2MASX J20471769-8437285

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-12 17:18:14
Flux: 17.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-04 12:31:40
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/2018wh