Discovery certificate for object 2018dhz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20151 [ 2018TNSTR.966....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-12 14:11:52
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 2018dhz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18btr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:52:57.700 (133.240417) DEC = -16:36:02.59 (-16.600719)
Discovery date: 2018-07-06 22:33:36.000 (JD=2458306.44)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-06 22:33:36.000
Flux: 20.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-06 20:47:02
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/2018dhz