Discovery certificate for object 2018auv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17783 [ 2018TNSTR.498....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-16 08:36:39
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 2018auv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ayd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:49:16.340 (162.318083) DEC = +26:22:23.12 (26.373089)
Discovery date: 2018-04-13 11:02:24 (JD=2458221.96)


Remarks: Candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J10491634+2622126. GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-13 11:02:24
Flux: 18.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-09 16:43:40
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/2018auv