Discovery certificate for object 2018ajb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17408 [ 2018TNSTR.365....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-19 11:54:20
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018ajb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aqs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:40:33.070 (220.137792) DEC = -15:45:23.04 (-15.7564)
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 22:03:21 (JD=2458181.4189931)


Remarks: transient coincident with PanSTARRS source and GALEXASC J144033.07-154523.0, and CRTS transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 22:03:21
Flux: 18.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-03 20:18:14
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/2018ajb