Discovery certificate for object 2018ahw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17371 [ 2018TNSTR.357....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-17 22:48:09
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 2018ahw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aqo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:19:11.650 (184.798542) DEC = -49:56:42.11 (-49.945031)
Discovery date: 2018-03-15 16:56:38 (JD=2458193.2059954)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-15 16:56:38
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-15 15:10:04
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/2018ahw