Discovery certificate for object 2018gyf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23191 [ 2018TNSTR1470....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-30 21:11:43
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 2018gyf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cuo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:47:49.060 (221.954417) DEC = +37:02:46.72 (37.046311)
Discovery date: 2018-09-27 11:34:04 (JD=2458388.9819907)


Remarks: bright candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2091955

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-27 11:34:04
Flux: 16.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-13 00:00:00
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/2018gyf