Discovery certificate for object 2018amw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17518 [ 2018TNSTR.403....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-27 23:22:33
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 2018amw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18asn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:34:43.640 (263.681833) DEC = -13:36:08.57 (-13.602381)
Discovery date: 2018-03-25 14:00:57 (JD=2458203.0839931)


Remarks: hostless transient near Galactic Plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-25 14:00:57
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-03 22:00:28
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/2018amw