Discovery certificate for object 2018acm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17193 [ 2018TNSTR.324....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-09 10:40:51
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 2018acm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18anz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:22:11.570 (230.548208) DEC = -84:51:49.10 (-84.863639)
Discovery date: 2018-03-07 09:24:28 (JD=2458184.8919907)


Remarks: hostless blue transient, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-07 09:24:28
Flux: 17.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-11 05:18:14
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/2018acm