Discovery certificate for object 2018ajv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17433 [ 2018TNSTR.375....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-21 14:51:20
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 2018ajv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18arc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:58:53.240 (134.721833) DEC = -49:13:43.21 (-49.228669)
Discovery date: 2018-03-19 15:43:12 (JD=2458197.155)


Remarks: gradual 1.5 mag rise on faint red star in the Galactic Plane, previous outburst seen. candidate YSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-19 15:43:12
Flux: 17.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-03 11:13:55
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/2018ajv