Discovery certificate for object 2018auz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17787 [ 2018TNSTR.498....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-16 08:41:57
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 2018auz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ayh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:23:38.490 (335.910375) DEC = +04:37:50.38 (4.630661)
Discovery date: 2018-04-12 19:19:12 (JD=2458221.305)


Remarks: Candidate SN on faint SDSS galaxy. GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-12 19:19:12
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-12 15:05:45
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/2018auz