Discovery certificate for object 2018aot
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17587 [ 2018TNSTR.425....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-01 21:13:34
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 2018aot
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aub
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:36:34.380 (234.14325) DEC = -46:06:42.55 (-46.111819)
Discovery date: 2018-03-28 14:45:36 (JD=2458206.115)


Remarks: blue Galactic plane transient on fuzzy DSS blob, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-28 14:45:36
Flux: 18.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-03 16:33:35
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/2018aot