Discovery certificate for object 2018aco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17195 [ 2018TNSTR.324....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-09 10:42:24
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 2018aco
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aob
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:10:57.580 (212.739917) DEC = -65:28:15.53 (-65.470981)
Discovery date: 2018-03-07 21:07:12 (JD=2458185.38)


Remarks: Blue transient near faint DSS source, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-07 21:07:12
Flux: 17.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-06 21:23:02
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/2018aco