Discovery certificate for object 2018to
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16908 [ 2018TNSTR.213....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-13 10:26:52
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 2018to
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ajp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:35:30.370 (248.876542) DEC = -51:30:56.20 (-51.515611)
Discovery date: 2018-02-07 02:57:07 (JD=2458156.6229977)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-07 02:57:07
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-01 19:59:31
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/2018to