Discovery certificate for object 2018ane
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17526 [ 2018TNSTR.403....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-27 23:30:39
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 2018ane
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18asv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:33:33.300 (113.38875) DEC = -15:28:49.91 (-15.480531)
Discovery date: 2018-03-25 22:20:38 (JD=2458203.4309954)


Remarks: blue Gaia source in Galactic plane brightens by ~0.25 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-25 22:20:38
Flux: 13.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-03 00:25:55
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/2018ane