Discovery certificate for object 2018aaj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17127 [ 2018TNSTR.300....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-05 15:07:28
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 2018aaj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18amr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:38:39.090 (39.662875) DEC = +07:29:14.03 (7.487231)
Discovery date: 2018-03-02 22:59:31 (JD=2458180.4579977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J02383892+0729135

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-02 22:59:31
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-26 05:42:43
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/2018aaj