Discovery certificate for object 2018aqo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17643 [ 2018TNSTR.454....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-07 17:31:15
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 2018aqo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ava
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:16:53.460 (94.22275) DEC = +51:23:00.78 (51.38355)
Discovery date: 2018-04-02 17:25:26 (JD=2458211.2259954)


Remarks: Blue hostless transient, declining. Candidate CV.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-02 17:25:26
Flux: 16.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-11 07:50:52
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/2018aqo