Discovery certificate for object 2018aou
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17588 [ 2018TNSTR.425....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-01 21:15:09
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 2018aou
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18auc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:17:52.190 (199.467458) DEC = -53:40:21.65 (-53.672681)
Discovery date: 2018-03-30 10:58:04 (JD=2458207.9569907)


Remarks: hostless transient near Galactic Plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-30 10:58:04
Flux: 18.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-10 16:47:59
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/2018aou