Discovery certificate for object 2018kpa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27105 [ 2018TNSTR1972....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 09:29:28
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 2018kpa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dyj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:07:07.590 (211.781625) DEC = -23:48:55.94 (-23.815539)
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 16:29:16.000 (JD=2458474.1869907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J14070806-2348527

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 16:29:16.000
Flux: 19.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-15 04:17:45
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/2018kpa