Discovery certificate for object 2018aso
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17707 [ 2018TNSTR.471....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-10 10:55:16
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 2018aso
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18awp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:28:09.490 (127.039542) DEC = +53:37:35.04 (53.6264)
Discovery date: 2018-04-06 23:22:33 (JD=2458215.4739931)


Remarks: candidate SN in Seyfert 2 galaxy 2MASX J08280955+5337375

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-06 23:22:33
Flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-15 03:30:14
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/2018aso