Discovery certificate for object 2018acn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17194 [ 2018TNSTR.324....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-09 10:41:38
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 2018acn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aoa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:41:42.130 (220.425542) DEC = -74:36:59.00 (-74.616389)
Discovery date: 2018-03-07 09:14:24 (JD=2458184.885)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint DSS source. GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-07 09:14:24
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-08 23:12:28
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/2018acn