Discovery certificate for object 2018awa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17823 [ 2018TNSTR.508....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-18 13:52:16
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 2018awa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18azg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:22:40.960 (200.670667) DEC = +54:21:08.35 (54.352319)
Discovery date: 2018-04-16 23:42:43 (JD=2458225.4879977)


Remarks: transient on really faint PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-16 23:42:43
Flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-05 19:07:40
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/2018awa