Discovery certificate for object 2018dhy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20150 [ 2018TNSTR.966....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-12 14:11:18
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018dhy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18btq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:38:19.740 (129.58225) DEC = -18:51:19.19 (-18.855331)
Discovery date: 2018-07-05 16:29:16.000 (JD=2458305.1869907)


Remarks: candidate SN near PanSTARRS galaxy GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-05 16:29:16.000
Flux: 19.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-22 21:48:57
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/2018dhy