Discovery certificate for object 2018att
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17747 [ 2018TNSTR.480....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-12 06:42:06
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 2018att
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18axo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:33:25.970 (158.358208) DEC = -66:57:49.36 (-66.963711)
Discovery date: 2018-04-09 23:09:36 (JD=2458218.465)


Remarks: hostless blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-09 23:09:36
Flux: 18.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-12 23:12:28
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/2018att