Discovery certificate for object 2018aar
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17135 [ 2018TNSTR.300....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-05 15:23:03
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 2018aar
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18amz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:26:21.570 (216.589875) DEC = -04:33:50.22 (-4.56395)
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 20:06:43 (JD=2458181.3379977)


Remarks: candidate SN near extended PanSTARRS source, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 20:06:43
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-25 08:42:43
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/2018aar