Discovery certificate for object 2018avy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17821 [ 2018TNSTR.508....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-18 13:52:05
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 2018avy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aze
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:55:01.150 (178.754792) DEC = +32:04:31.26 (32.07535)
Discovery date: 2018-04-17 11:18:14 (JD=2458225.9709954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy MCG+05-28-045

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-17 11:18:14
Flux: 18.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-12 22:33:36
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/2018avy