Discovery certificate for object 2018avq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17810 [ 2018TNSTR.505....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-17 17:37:06
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 2018avq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ayv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:11:48.790 (317.953292) DEC = +46:59:02.80 (46.984111)
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 06:38:52 (JD=2458223.7769907)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 06:38:52
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-20 18:34:33
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/2018avq