Discovery certificate for object 2018ami
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17503 [ 2018TNSTR.398....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-26 14:24:31
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 2018ami
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18asc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:12:14.050 (258.058542) DEC = -07:40:23.45 (-7.673181)
Discovery date: 2018-03-23 13:59:31 (JD=2458201.0829977)


Remarks: transient close to very faint PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-23 13:59:31
Flux: 18.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-31 21:57:36
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/2018ami