Discovery certificate for object 2018ase
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17693 [ 2018TNSTR.471....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-10 08:49:38
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018ase
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18awb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:52:09.080 (148.037833) DEC = -20:13:50.02 (-20.230561)
Discovery date: 2018-04-04 04:09:07 (JD=2458212.6729977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 6dFGS gJ095208.8-201349 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-04 04:09:07
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-21 23:39:50
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/2018ase