Discovery certificate for object 2018aox
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17591 [ 2018TNSTR.425....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-01 21:19:39
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 2018aox
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18auf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:19:26.360 (49.859833) DEC = +49:49:54.23 (49.831731)
Discovery date: 2018-03-04 19:33:36 (JD=2458182.315)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2797854

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-04 19:33:36
Flux: 19.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-04 17:47:02
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/2018aox