Discovery certificate for object 2018aty
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17754 [ 2018TNSTR.480....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-12 22:25:42
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 2018aty
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18axr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:29:40.680 (172.4195) DEC = +76:30:35.53 (76.509869)
Discovery date: 2018-03-05 18:40:19 (JD=2458183.2779977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy SDSS J112940.84+763036.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-05 18:40:19
Flux: 19.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-15 08:28:19
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/2018aty