Discovery certificate for object 2018aas
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17137 [ 2018TNSTR.300....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-05 15:27:37
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018aas
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18anb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:26:13.400 (216.555833) DEC = -01:55:41.84 (-1.928289)
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 08:03:50 (JD=2458180.8359954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy J142613.23-015540.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 08:03:50
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-24 16:27:50
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/2018aas