Discovery certificate for object 2018aht
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17368 [ 2018TNSTR.357....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-17 22:43:59
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 2018aht
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aqm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:58:31.330 (284.630542) DEC = +54:23:50.46 (54.39735)
Discovery date: 2018-03-16 00:50:24 (JD=2458193.535)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2468413

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-16 00:50:24
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-11 02:57:07
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/2018aht