Discovery certificate for object 2018auw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17784 [ 2018TNSTR.498....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-16 08:38:31
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 2018auw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aye
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:15:28.730 (138.869708) DEC = -64:04:57.83 (-64.082731)
Discovery date: 2018-04-12 21:27:21 (JD=2458221.3939931)


Remarks: Blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-12 21:27:21
Flux: 17.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-14 11:21:07
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/2018auw