Discovery certificate for object 2018aon
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17579 [ 2018TNSTR.425....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-01 12:37:28
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 2018aon
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18atu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:03:15.050 (285.812708) DEC = -14:08:24.07 (-14.140019)
Discovery date: 2018-03-29 09:34:33 (JD=2458206.8989931)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane, rising, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-29 09:34:33
Flux: 18.08 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-18 02:52:48
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/2018aon