Discovery certificate for object 2018asm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17705 [ 2018TNSTR.471....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-10 10:52:19
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 2018asm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18awn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:03:52.220 (165.967583) DEC = -53:57:00.72 (-53.9502)
Discovery date: 2018-04-06 17:19:40 (JD=2458215.2219907)


Remarks: slow 2 mag rise in BL Lac WISEA J110352.22-535700.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-06 17:19:40
Flux: 16.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-17 09:23:02
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/2018asm