Discovery certificate for object 2018fqz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22118 [ 2018TNSTR1279....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-02 16:45:40
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 2018fqz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18clk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:52:21.450 (103.089375) DEC = +27:28:14.63 (27.470731)
Discovery date: 2018-08-30 06:01:26 (JD=2458360.7509954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy NSA 134388

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-30 06:01:26
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-20 11:54:14
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/2018fqz