Discovery certificate for object 2018anr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17548 [ 2018TNSTR.416....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-29 16:44:44
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 2018anr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18atf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:59:20.460 (299.83525) DEC = +17:01:04.22 (17.017839)
Discovery date: 2018-03-26 19:10:33 (JD=2458204.2989931)


Remarks: blue Gaia source brightens by 0.5 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-26 19:10:33
Flux: 18.17 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-01 19:40:48
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/2018anr