Discovery certificate for object 2018fni
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22001 [ 2018TNSTR1260....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-30 22:33:22
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 2018fni
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cjq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:28:11.590 (112.048292) DEC = -51:46:15.38 (-51.770939)
Discovery date: 2018-08-25 21:07:12 (JD=2458356.38)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 452735

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-25 21:07:12
Flux: 18.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-16 22:10:33
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/2018fni