Discovery certificate for object 2018dyu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20693 [ 2018TNSTR.991....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-16 09:10:57
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 2018dyu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bun
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:10:48.500 (17.702083) DEC = -39:17:39.73 (-39.294369)
Discovery date: 2018-07-14 01:24:57 (JD=2458313.5589931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 599715 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-14 01:24:57
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-11 13:40:47
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/2018dyu