Discovery certificate for object 2018aoh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17570 [ 2018TNSTR.423....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-31 16:18:05
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018aoh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18atq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:21:06.270 (260.276125) DEC = -37:10:12.36 (-37.1701)
Discovery date: 2018-03-29 08:23:59.000 (JD=2458206.8499884)


Remarks: Gaia source in Galactic plane brightens by ~0.35 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-29 08:23:59.000
Flux: 16.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-07 02:39:50
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/2018aoh