Discovery certificate for object 2018of
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16749 [ 2018TNSTR.152....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-04 09:27:28
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 2018of
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aig
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:48:17.000 (207.070833) DEC = -43:11:32.71 (-43.192419)
Discovery date: 2018-02-01 15:12:57 (JD=2458151.1339931)


Remarks: Blue transient near DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-01 15:12:57
Flux: 18.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-27 09:57:36
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/2018of