Discovery certificate for object 2018aam
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17130 [ 2018TNSTR.300....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-05 15:10:27
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 2018aam
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18amu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:33:11.790 (38.299125) DEC = -04:34:51.20 (-4.580889)
Discovery date: 2018-03-01 10:46:33 (JD=2458178.9489931)


Remarks: candidate SN 15 arcsecs from galaxy LEDA 175215

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-01 10:46:33
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-23 13:22:04
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/2018aam