Discovery certificate for object 2018kmb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26993 [ 2018TNSTR1966....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 14:25:53
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 2018kmb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dxs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:27:59.820 (201.99925) DEC = -31:29:18.02 (-31.488339)
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 04:40:48.000 (JD=2458473.695)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 98348

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 04:40:48.000
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-14 10:04:48
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/2018kmb