Discovery certificate for object 2018azw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17955 [ 2018TNSTR.532....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-23 14:08:09
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 2018azw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18azw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:57:03.550 (104.264792) DEC = -45:59:02.04 (-45.9839)
Discovery date: 2018-04-20 03:31:40 (JD=2458228.6469907)


Remarks: blue transient near faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-20 03:31:40
Flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-17 23:45:36
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/2018azw