Discovery certificate for object 2018aao
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17132 [ 2018TNSTR.300....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-05 15:12:39
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 2018aao
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18amw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:52:39.520 (343.164667) DEC = -64:14:28.54 (-64.241261)
Discovery date: 2018-03-02 15:36:00 (JD=2458180.15)


Remarks: transient near galaxy [PBF2013] J225239.38-641429.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-02 15:36:00
Flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-18 11:16:48
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/2018aao