Discovery certificate for object 2018arm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17671 [ 2018TNSTR.464....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-09 12:52:39
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018arm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18avp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:47:44.460 (326.93525) DEC = +18:37:36.30 (18.62675)
Discovery date: 2018-04-04 02:45:36 (JD=2458212.615)


Remarks: blue transient rising near faint blue PanSTARRS source, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-04 02:45:36
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-20 14:26:52
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/2018arm