Discovery certificate for object 2018avn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17804 [ 2018TNSTR.505....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-17 06:29:07
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 2018avn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ayt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:47:27.160 (326.863167) DEC = +32:30:21.64 (32.506011)
Discovery date: 2018-03-29 14:28:19 (JD=2458207.1029977)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint extended PanSTARRS source, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-29 14:28:19
Flux: 20.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-29 12:41:45
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/2018avn