Discovery certificate for object 2018foj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22028 [ 2018TNSTR1267....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 17:12:31
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 2018foj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ckm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:23:37.890 (65.907875) DEC = +78:29:19.90 (78.488861)
Discovery date: 2018-08-27 11:09:36.000 (JD=2458357.965)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2776701

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-27 11:09:36.000
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-28 17:15:21
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2018foj