Discovery certificate for object 2018app
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17610 [ 2018TNSTR.442....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-04 08:59:22
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 2018app
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aup
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:09:32.110 (62.383792) DEC = +49:22:19.20 (49.372)
Discovery date: 2018-03-30 05:35:31 (JD=2458207.7329977)


Remarks: Candidate SN near centre of galaxy 2MASX J04093213+4922208

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-30 05:35:31
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-02 23:51:21
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/2018app