Discovery certificate for object 2018aua
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17756 [ 2018TNSTR.480....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-12 22:29:02
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 2018aua
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18axt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:23:27.200 (155.863333) DEC = +08:20:33.65 (8.342681)
Discovery date: 2018-04-11 18:30:14 (JD=2458220.2709954)


Remarks: Candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 1344925. GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-11 18:30:14
Flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-10 11:03:50
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/2018aua