Discovery certificate for object 2018avl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17801

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-16 21:38:12
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 2018avl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ayr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:44:17.220 (161.07175) DEC = +09:03:39.85 (9.061069)
Discovery date: 2018-04-14 16:47:59 (JD=2458223.1999884)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J104417.49+090339.4 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-14 16:47:59
Flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-13 05:02:24
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/2018avl