Discovery certificate for object 2018ajz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17438 [ 2018TNSTR.375....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-21 15:00:45
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: SN 2018ajz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18arh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:37:42.180 (174.42575) DEC = -49:10:43.14 (-49.17865)
Discovery date: 2018-03-19 03:18:43 (JD=2458196.6379977)


Remarks: candidate SN near Seyfert 1 galaxy ESO 216-24

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-19 03:18:43
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-02 09:40:19
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/2018ajz