Discovery certificate for object 2018ano
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17545 [ 2018TNSTR.416....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-29 16:41:53
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 2018ano
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18atc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:17:27.690 (124.365375) DEC = -20:39:40.28 (-20.661189)
Discovery date: 2018-03-26 22:12:00 (JD=2458204.425)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint extended PanSTARRS source, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-26 22:12:00
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-01 04:29:16
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/2018ano