Discovery certificate for object 2018aaw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17142 [ 2018TNSTR.300....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-05 15:32:01
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 2018aaw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ang
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:57:10.810 (314.295042) DEC = -70:19:37.13 (-70.326981)
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 03:25:55 (JD=2458180.6429977)


Remarks: candidate SN rising near extended DSS source (probably also GALEXASC J205711.45-701937.7)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 03:25:55
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-15 03:21:36
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/2018aaw