Discovery certificate for object 2018age
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17317 [ 2018TNSTR.348....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-15 14:18:55
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 2018age
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18apu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:36:59.460 (234.24775) DEC = +27:53:58.34 (27.899539)
Discovery date: 2018-03-13 13:36:28 (JD=2458191.0669907)


Remarks: Candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 1820977. GS-TEC predicts SN II

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-13 13:36:28
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-19 15:54:43
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/2018age