Discovery certificate for object 2018apc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17597 [ 2018TNSTR.429....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-02 10:43:32
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 2018apc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aui
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:08:43.560 (122.1815) DEC = +00:28:07.54 (0.468761)
Discovery date: 2018-03-30 16:32:09 (JD=2458208.1889931)


Remarks: Candidate SN in PanSTARRS/SDSS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-30 16:32:09
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-25 06:05:45
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/2018apc