Discovery certificate for object 2018aav
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17140 [ 2018TNSTR.300....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-05 15:29:55
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 2018aav
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ane
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:56:04.070 (224.016958) DEC = -27:46:04.84 (-27.768011)
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 20:28:19 (JD=2458181.3529977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy ESO 448-8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 20:28:19
Flux: 18.08 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-30 20:51:21
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/2018aav