Discovery certificate for object 2018atv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17749 [ 2018TNSTR.480....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-12 11:27:02
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 2018atv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18axq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:29:49.970 (337.458208) DEC = -28:45:41.18 (-28.761439)
Discovery date: 2018-04-11 19:53:45 (JD=2458220.3289931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGS256Z223

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-11 19:53:45
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-07 01:27:50
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/2018atv