Discovery certificate for object 2018F
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16211 [ 2018TNSTR...5....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-03 13:33:32
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: AT 2018F
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aaw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:17:36.160 (214.400667) DEC = -77:52:07.68 (-77.8688)
Discovery date: 2018-01-02 10:30:43 (JD=2458120.9379977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J14173797-7752139

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-02 10:30:43
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-18 06:14:24
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/2018F