Discovery certificate for object 2018icy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24424 [ 2018TNSTR1731....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-08 10:24:25
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 2018icy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dic
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:30:47.140 (157.696417) DEC = -05:52:42.35 (-5.878431)
Discovery date: 2018-11-06 17:32:38 (JD=2458429.2309954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGN100Z117

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-06 17:32:38
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-23 13:10:33
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/2018icy