Discovery certificate for object 2018gyi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23195 [ 2018TNSTR1470....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-30 21:29:52
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 2018gyi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cus
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:59:06.580 (29.777417) DEC = -64:18:55.01 (-64.315281)
Discovery date: 2018-09-27 13:23:31 (JD=2458389.0579977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 323947

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-27 13:23:31
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-17 19:48:00
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/2018gyi