Discovery certificate for object 2018H
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16214 [ 2018TNSTR...5....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-03 14:59:07
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: SN 2018H
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aaz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:43:24.230 (160.850958) DEC = +07:06:00.22 (7.100061)
Discovery date: 2018-01-02 03:08:38 (JD=2458120.6309954)


Remarks: candidate SN near (~2 arcsec) centre of galaxy 2MASX J10432425+0705589

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-02 03:08:38
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-27 23:25:26
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/2018H