Discovery certificate for object 2018aog
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17569 [ 2018TNSTR.423....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-31 16:16:59
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 2018aog
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18atp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:34:59.230 (188.746792) DEC = -50:22:05.20 (-50.368111)
Discovery date: 2018-03-28 23:03:50 (JD=2458206.4609954)


Remarks: blue transient near faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-28 23:03:50
Flux: 17.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-14 10:53:45
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/2018aog