Discovery certificate for object 2018agf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17318 [ 2018TNSTR.348....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-15 14:20:39
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 2018agf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18apv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:35:10.150 (68.792292) DEC = -46:41:38.11 (-46.693919)
Discovery date: 2018-03-13 16:09:07 (JD=2458191.1729977)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-13 16:09:07
Flux: 17.26 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-17 04:20:38
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/2018agf