Discovery certificate for object 2018aov
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17589 [ 2018TNSTR.425....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-01 21:17:00
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 2018aov
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aud
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:06:19.090 (181.579542) DEC = -49:58:40.40 (-49.977889)
Discovery date: 2018-03-29 23:09:36 (JD=2458207.465)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-29 23:09:36
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-16 22:59:31
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/2018aov