Discovery certificate for object 2018awp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17853 [ 2018TNSTR.518....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-20 18:40:09
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: SN 2018awp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18azt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:16:14.090 (4.058708) DEC = -31:37:02.86 (-31.617461)
Discovery date: 2018-04-19 03:57:36 (JD=2458227.665)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGS437Z285

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-19 03:57:36
Flux: 17.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-13 23:35:31
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/2018awp