Discovery certificate for object 2018amk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17505 [ 2018TNSTR.398....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-26 14:28:07
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 2018amk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ase
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:23:54.520 (110.977167) DEC = -25:26:24.76 (-25.440211)
Discovery date: 2018-03-23 10:13:26 (JD=2458200.9259954)


Remarks: 2 mag brightening in erratic variable Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-23 10:13:26
Flux: 16.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-04 12:34:33
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/2018amk