Discovery certificate for object 2018avt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17814 [ 2018TNSTR.505....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-17 23:28:21
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 2018avt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ayz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:49:09.480 (117.2895) DEC = -60:42:11.63 (-60.703231)
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 21:25:55 (JD=2458224.3929977)


Remarks: Gaia blue transient, candidate CV, aka SSS 120331:074909-604211

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 21:25:55
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-15 05:31:12
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/2018avt