Discovery certificate for object 2018amz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17521 [ 2018TNSTR.403....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-27 23:25:25
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 2018amz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18asq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:14:31.210 (123.630042) DEC = -25:13:01.49 (-25.217081)
Discovery date: 2018-03-25 16:07:40 (JD=2458203.1719907)


Remarks: Gaia source near Galactic plane brightens by ~0.3 mags, candidate microlens

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-25 16:07:40
Flux: 15.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-09 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/2018amz