Discovery certificate for object 2018kfp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26744 [ 2018TNSTR1949....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 16:30:21
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 2018kfp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dwc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:59:35.720 (224.898833) DEC = +03:53:52.51 (3.897919)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 03:56:09.000 (JD=2458469.6639931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J145935.79+035352.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 03:56:09.000
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-08 23:28:19
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/2018kfp