Discovery certificate for object 2018izi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25496 [ 2018TNSTR1819....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-25 18:41:08
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 2018izi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dnd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:19:25.670 (259.856958) DEC = +86:44:26.38 (86.740661)
Discovery date: 2018-11-21 09:54:43 (JD=2458443.9129977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy pair Mrk 1116

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-21 09:54:43
Flux: 17.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-30 17:45:36
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/2018izi