Discovery certificate for object 2018agd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17316 [ 2018TNSTR.348....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-15 14:17:17
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 2018agd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18apt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:39:36.490 (234.902042) DEC = +27:51:14.44 (27.854011)
Discovery date: 2018-03-13 15:23:02 (JD=2458191.1409954)


Remarks: Candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J153936.83+275114.2 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-13 15:23:02
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-19 20:08:09
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/2018agd