Discovery certificate for object 2018aow
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17590 [ 2018TNSTR.425....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-01 21:18:32
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 2018aow
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aue
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:33:16.570 (128.319042) DEC = -11:38:12.52 (-11.636811)
Discovery date: 2018-03-29 22:19:12 (JD=2458207.43)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~1.6mags, previous outbursts seen, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-29 22:19:12
Flux: 17.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-30 12:23:02
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/2018aow