Discovery certificate for object 2018E
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16208 [ 2018TNSTR...5....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-03 13:26:42
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 2018E
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aat
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:57:04.070 (164.266958) DEC = -14:49:06.56 (-14.818489)
Discovery date: 2018-01-02 09:30:14 (JD=2458120.8959954)


Remarks: transient near faint DSS and PanSTARRS smudge

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-02 09:30:14
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-02 23:35:31
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/2018E