Discovery certificate for object 2018auc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17758 [ 2018TNSTR.480....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-12 22:31:25
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 2018auc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18axv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:22:01.480 (335.506167) DEC = -33:29:22.02 (-33.48945)
Discovery date: 2018-04-11 03:44:38 (JD=2458219.6559954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGS480Z104

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-11 03:44:38
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-05 07:22:04
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/2018auc