Discovery certificate for object 2018aqv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17650 [ 2018TNSTR.454....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-07 17:43:26
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 2018aqv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18avh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:08:02.380 (287.009917) DEC = -44:10:23.92 (-44.173311)
Discovery date: 2018-04-03 02:16:48 (JD=2458211.595)


Remarks: Blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-03 02:16:48
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-14 16:36:28
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/2018aqv