Discovery certificate for object 2018agi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17321 [ 2018TNSTR.348....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-15 14:23:01
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 2018agi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18apy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:58:15.320 (44.563833) DEC = -06:25:15.78 (-6.42105)
Discovery date: 2018-03-13 16:50:52 (JD=2458191.2019907)


Remarks: Candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J025815.11-062515.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-13 16:50:52
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-23 19:17:45
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/2018agi