Discovery certificate for object 2018aol
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17577 [ 2018TNSTR.425....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-01 12:29:41
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 2018aol
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ats
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:56:01.380 (329.00575) DEC = +32:15:45.61 (32.262669)
Discovery date: 2018-03-30 08:28:19 (JD=2458207.8529977)


Remarks: candidate SN near DSS and PanSTARRS source GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-30 08:28:19
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-28 14:35:31
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/2018aol