Discovery certificate for object 2018aqr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17646 [ 2018TNSTR.454....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-07 17:37:53
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: SN 2018aqr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18avd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:14:23.290 (138.597042) DEC = -07:10:27.73 (-7.174369)
Discovery date: 2018-04-02 22:22:04 (JD=2458211.4319907)


Remarks: candidate SN declining near faint PanSTARRS galaxy GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-02 22:22:04
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-28 23:55:40
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/2018aqr