Discovery certificate for object 2018aro
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17673 [ 2018TNSTR.464....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-09 12:54:47
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 2018aro
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18avr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:34:33.630 (233.640125) DEC = -64:46:27.77 (-64.774381)
Discovery date: 2018-04-03 10:42:14 (JD=2458211.9459954)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-03 10:42:14
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-05 16:50:52
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/2018aro