Discovery certificate for object 2018fnu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22013 [ 2018TNSTR1267....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 12:06:27
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 2018fnu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cka
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:20:22.850 (110.095208) DEC = -01:14:22.16 (-1.239489)
Discovery date: 2018-08-26 08:13:55 (JD=2458356.8429977)


Remarks: candidate SN near PanSTARRS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-26 08:13:55
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-18 23:49:55
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/2018fnu