Discovery certificate for object 2018dz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16408 [ 2018TNSTR..36....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-10 19:11:29
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: SN 2018dz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18acg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:12:05.060 (18.021083) DEC = -69:04:59.92 (-69.083311)
Discovery date: 2018-01-08 16:59:31 (JD=2458127.2079977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy MRSS 051-062660

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-08 16:59:31
Flux: 17.23 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-19 18:48:57
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/2018dz