Discovery certificate for object 2018agx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17341 [ 2018TNSTR.351....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-16 14:04:36
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 2018agx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aqg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:22:58.860 (185.74525) DEC = -51:46:45.30 (-51.77925)
Discovery date: 2018-03-14 15:08:38 (JD=2458192.1309954)


Remarks: blue transient on faint DSS blob near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-14 15:08:38
Flux: 17.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-02 23:18:14
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/2018agx