Discovery certificate for object 2018ajd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17410 [ 2018TNSTR.365....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-19 11:56:28
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 2018ajd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aqu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:22:39.910 (65.666292) DEC = -15:39:28.15 (-15.657819)
Discovery date: 2018-03-17 10:37:55 (JD=2458194.9429977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J04224035-1539374

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-17 10:37:55
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-23 18:56:09
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/2018ajd