Discovery certificate for object 2018aqt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17648 [ 2018TNSTR.454....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-07 17:41:35
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 2018aqt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18avf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:59:50.580 (209.96075) DEC = -61:53:08.45 (-61.885681)
Discovery date: 2018-04-02 15:05:45 (JD=2458211.1289931)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue transient in the Galactic plane, aka ASASSN-18gl, offset from DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-02 15:05:45
Flux: 14.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-08 09:04:19
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/2018aqt