Discovery certificate for object 2018un
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16934 [ 2018TNSTR.218....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-14 23:39:05
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018un
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18akf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:14:50.200 (93.709167) DEC = +30:17:52.04 (30.297789)
Discovery date: 2018-02-09 23:42:43 (JD=2458159.4879977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy shaped source in DSS, rising

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-09 23:42:43
Flux: 17.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-10 15:59:02
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/2018un