Discovery certificate for object 2018gif
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22676 [ 2018TNSTR1385....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-15 16:53:44
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 2018gif
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cqf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:27:15.750 (51.815625) DEC = +08:42:39.13 (8.710869)
Discovery date: 2018-09-13 12:02:52 (JD=2458375.0019907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy shaped DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-13 12:02:52
Flux: 18.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-13 07:49:26
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/2018gif