Discovery certificate for object 2018mv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16704 [ 2018TNSTR.144....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-02 11:03:14
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 2018mv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ahr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:53:50.370 (148.459875) DEC = -38:40:24.67 (-38.673519)
Discovery date: 2018-01-06 15:57:36 (JD=2458125.165)


Remarks: candidate SN 20 arcsec from galaxy 2MASX J09534981-3840046

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-06 15:57:36
Flux: 18.27 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-06 22:16:19
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/2018mv