Discovery certificate for object 2018anm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17543 [ 2018TNSTR.416....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-29 16:39:52
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 2018anm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ata
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:14:02.550 (258.510625) DEC = -28:49:23.99 (-28.823331)
Discovery date: 2018-03-27 10:03:21 (JD=2458204.9189931)


Remarks: Gaia detection of known Galactic Nova, aka Nova Oph 2018 No. 2, TCP J17140253-2849233

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-27 10:03:21
Flux: 9.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-05 10:19:12
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/2018anm