Discovery certificate for object 2018ahu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17369 [ 2018TNSTR.357....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-17 22:46:38
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 2018ahu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aqn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:22:36.700 (65.652917) DEC = -28:18:42.44 (-28.311789)
Discovery date: 2018-03-15 16:26:24 (JD=2458193.185)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint, blue, extended PanSTARRS source (and GALEXASC J042236.73-281843.2)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-15 16:26:24
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-20 06:48:57
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/2018ahu