Discovery certificate for object 2018awr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17855 [ 2018TNSTR.518....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-20 18:44:25
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 2018awr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18azv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:08:43.000 (347.179167) DEC = -11:02:27.71 (-11.041031)
Discovery date: 2018-04-18 21:30:14 (JD=2458227.3959954)


Remarks: candidate SN near PanSTARRS galaxy shaped source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-18 21:30:14
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-14 19:48:00
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/2018awr