Discovery certificate for object 2018od
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16746 [ 2018TNSTR.152....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-04 09:22:34
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 2018od
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aid
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:52:23.410 (103.097542) DEC = -15:32:01.25 (-15.533681)
Discovery date: 2018-01-31 22:48:00 (JD=2458150.45)


Remarks: outburst in Gaia source, brightens by ~0.4 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-31 22:48:00
Flux: 17.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-04 06:44:38
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/2018od