Discovery certificate for object 2018agu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17338 [ 2018TNSTR.351....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-16 14:00:15
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 2018agu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aqd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:16:54.560 (49.227333) DEC = -12:05:39.80 (-12.094389)
Discovery date: 2018-03-14 04:45:07 (JD=2458191.6979977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy GALEXASC J031654.55-120535.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-14 04:45:07
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-23 01:10:33
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/2018agu