Discovery certificate for object 2018arp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17674 [ 2018TNSTR.464....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-09 12:57:00
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 2018arp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18avs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:27:22.990 (201.845792) DEC = -62:07:28.78 (-62.124661)
Discovery date: 2018-04-03 04:56:38 (JD=2458211.7059954)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-03 04:56:38
Flux: 17.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-09 10:53:45
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/2018arp