Discovery certificate for object 2018fay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21604 [ 2018TNSTR1165....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 21:45:44
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 2018fay
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cdg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:17:19.260 (109.33025) DEC = +52:18:23.69 (52.306581)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 13:09:07 (JD=2458343.0479977)


Remarks: candidate SN near PanSTARRS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 13:09:07
Flux: 17.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-27 06:47:31
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/2018fay