Discovery certificate for object 2018dyy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20698 [ 2018TNSTR.991....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-16 09:52:06
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 2018dyy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bur
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:00:57.740 (60.240583) DEC = -55:49:44.90 (-55.829139)
Discovery date: 2018-06-18 03:51:50.000 (JD=2458287.6609954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 6dFGS gJ040058.1-554946, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-18 03:51:50.000
Flux: 17.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-10 14:57:07
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/2018dyy