Discovery certificate for object 2018agy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17342 [ 2018TNSTR.351....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-16 14:05:44
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 2018agy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aqh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:59:14.270 (194.809458) DEC = -44:54:02.34 (-44.90065)
Discovery date: 2018-03-14 15:00:00 (JD=2458192.125)


Remarks: candidate SN near DSS object GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-14 15:00:00
Flux: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-01 11:09:36
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/2018agy