Discovery certificate for object 2018ams
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17514 [ 2018TNSTR.403....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-27 23:17:11
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 2018ams
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18asj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:19:39.000 (79.9125) DEC = +07:45:01.84 (7.750511)
Discovery date: 2018-03-23 22:53:45 (JD=2458201.4539931)


Remarks: erratic Gaia source brightens by >1 mag, candidate YSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-23 22:53:45
Flux: 17.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-26 06:40:19
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/2018ams