Discovery certificate for object 2018fal
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21591 [ 2018TNSTR1165....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 08:11:25
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: AT 2018fal
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ccx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:31:28.380 (97.86825) DEC = +49:11:52.30 (49.197861)
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 01:14:52 (JD=2458341.5519907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J06312747+4912025

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 01:14:52
Flux: 17.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-02 19:09:07
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/2018fal