Discovery certificate for object 2018agg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17319 [ 2018TNSTR.348....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-15 14:21:31
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 2018agg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18apw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:29:30.900 (52.37875) DEC = -29:52:00.95 (-29.866931)
Discovery date: 2018-03-12 22:27:50 (JD=2458190.4359954)


Remarks: Candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGS401Z245

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-12 22:27:50
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-13 07:26:24
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/2018agg