Discovery certificate for object 2018aui
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17769 [ 2018TNSTR.487....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-13 16:12:31
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 2018aui
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ayc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:24:44.200 (156.184167) DEC = -00:52:44.36 (-0.878989)
Discovery date: 2018-04-12 10:35:02 (JD=2458220.9409954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy MCG+00-27-007, rising

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-12 10:35:02
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-14 09:27:21
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/2018aui