Discovery certificate for object 2018aos
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17586 [ 2018TNSTR.425....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-01 21:12:00
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 2018aos
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aua
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:56:53.710 (224.223792) DEC = -51:07:59.56 (-51.133211)
Discovery date: 2018-03-29 14:54:14 (JD=2458207.1209954)


Remarks: transient near Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-29 14:54:14
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-05 20:52:48
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/2018aos