Discovery certificate for object 2018sh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16874 [ 2018TNSTR.199....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-12 11:56:43
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018sh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ajl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:18:50.760 (259.7115) DEC = -34:28:12.07 (-34.470019)
Discovery date: 2018-02-06 10:23:31 (JD=2458155.9329977)


Remarks: candidate YSO brightens by 0.4 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-06 10:23:31
Flux: 17.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-18 15:44:38
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/2018sh