Discovery certificate for object 2018anc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17524 [ 2018TNSTR.403....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-27 23:28:02
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 2018anc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ast
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:12:21.040 (258.087667) DEC = -23:10:05.23 (-23.168119)
Discovery date: 2018-03-26 08:12:28 (JD=2458203.8419907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J17122085-2310048 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-26 08:12:28
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-04 08:26:52
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/2018anc