Discovery certificate for object 2018avw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17818 [ 2018TNSTR.508....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-18 13:41:19
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 2018avw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18azb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:45:55.860 (101.48275) DEC = -58:40:28.24 (-58.674511)
Discovery date: 2018-04-17 11:08:09 (JD=2458225.9639931)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint DSS blob

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-17 11:08:09
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-14 21:51:50
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/2018avw