Discovery certificate for object 2018avc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17791

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-16 08:45:49
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 2018avc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ayl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:55:38.350 (343.909792) DEC = -19:38:10.25 (-19.636181)
Discovery date: 2018-04-14 13:46:33 (JD=2458223.0739931)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 3094298. GS-TEC predicts SN ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-14 13:46:33
Flux: 17.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-11 13:39:21
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/2018avc