Discovery certificate for object 2018auh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17768 [ 2018TNSTR.487....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-13 16:10:41
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: SN 2018auh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ayb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:25:11.630 (171.298458) DEC = +69:39:31.21 (69.658669)
Discovery date: 2018-04-12 05:41:16 (JD=2458220.7369907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2731596 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-12 05:41:16
Flux: 17.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-04 12:46:04
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/2018auh