Discovery certificate for object 2018ath
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17734 [ 2018TNSTR.474....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-11 13:16:20
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 2018ath
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18axg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:09:12.750 (332.303125) DEC = +05:38:59.71 (5.649919)
Discovery date: 2018-04-09 15:01:26 (JD=2458218.1259954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J220912.74+053857.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-09 15:01:26
Flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-14 14:09:36
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/2018ath