Discovery certificate for object 2018agj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17322 [ 2018TNSTR.348....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-15 14:23:54
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: SN 2018agj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18apz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:40:40.290 (100.167875) DEC = -63:19:38.86 (-63.327461)
Discovery date: 2018-03-13 15:47:31 (JD=2458191.1579977)


Remarks: Candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 149048

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-13 15:47:31
Flux: 16.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-11 23:52:48
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/2018agj