Discovery certificate for object 2018asd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17692 [ 2018TNSTR.471....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-10 08:47:29
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 2018asd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18awa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:22:56.280 (110.7345) DEC = +55:38:08.88 (55.6358)
Discovery date: 2018-04-05 05:25:26 (JD=2458213.7259954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J07225601+5538093

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-05 05:25:26
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-14 07:59:31
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/2018asd