Discovery certificate for object 2018ifv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24611 [ 2018TNSTR1742....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-09 21:54:55
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 2018ifv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dir
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:42:31.870 (145.632792) DEC = +07:05:46.07 (7.096131)
Discovery date: 2018-11-08 05:19:40 (JD=2458430.7219907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy MCG+01-25-015

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-08 05:19:40
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-17 17:18:14
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/2018ifv