Discovery certificate for object 2018aae
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17121 [ 2018TNSTR.300....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-05 14:58:35
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 2018aae
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aml
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:21:34.200 (185.3925) DEC = +55:34:27.91 (55.574419)
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 01:00:28 (JD=2458180.5419907)


Remarks: candidate SN in faint galaxy SDSS J122134.19+553427.7, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 01:00:28
Flux: 17.18 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-21 14:41:16
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/2018aae