Discovery certificate for object 2018amx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17519 [ 2018TNSTR.403....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-27 23:23:30
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 2018amx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aso
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:48:43.300 (237.180417) DEC = -32:07:16.18 (-32.121161)
Discovery date: 2018-03-24 22:19:12 (JD=2458202.43)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy ESO 450-16

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-24 22:19:12
Flux: 18.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-01 16:20:38
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/2018amx